LEIF JONES, 19, L.A at New York Models reflecting isolation

F WORD: What are your top 5 interests? LEIF JONES: I am into art like drawing and painting, surfing, photography and film, skateboarding, and music like drums and guitar.

F WORD: How have you been dealing with the whole isolation thing? LEIF JONES: I’m just taking it day by day, trying to keep to myself and use this time somewhat productively.

F WORD: What have you been doing to occupy your time and mind? LEIF JONES: I’ve been trying to stay active as best I can without being around other people. I went camping in Death Valley for a few days and have been surfing and skating every day. I’ve also been drawing, painting, and playing music. Also, lots of World of Warcraft.

F WORD: How are you feeling about the COVID-19 pandemic? LEIF JONES: It’s pretty crazy. I feel like I’m living through a major part of history so that’s kind of cool but I’ve also obviously been worried about how all of this is going to play out but hoping for the best.

F WORD: What are your thoughts on how your government and the world are dealing with it? LEIF JONES: Don’t really have any thoughts, to be honest. I’ve stopped paying much attention to it, just hoping that they are gonna do the right thing for everyone.

F WORD: What is the best thing you’ve been able to do since isolation? LEIF JONES: It’s been nice spending time with my family. I moved to New York this year but came back to L.A when this all started, so this is the first time I’ve really got to hang out with them in a while. There are 5 kids in my family so it’s been fun being here with everyone.

F WORD: What do you miss the most right now (due to isolation)? LEIF JONES: Seeing people I care about.

F WORD: What would be your perfect soundtrack for this time? LEIF JONES: Any tracks from Title Fighhhhttttttt...

F WORD: Can you suggest a movie/series/or book we should check out during isolation? LEIF JONES: Everyone’s probably going to say this but 'Tiger King'. It’s soo crazy.

F WORD: A hopeful statement to encourage others: LEIF JONES: =•D

F WORD: Favourite f-word: LEIF JONES: Fortnite!


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