Justin Brown earned his way through college by modeling. It was called fit modeling which means the company designed the clothes to fit his body. He remembers modeling rocker jeans now known as skinny jeans. He worked in a number of modeling agencies in different roles learning the business.
Justin worked in development and placement of models where he trained them and found them work. Eventually he started his own modeling in Austin Texas in 2010. The business is regulated by the Texas Workforce Commission. They take 20% for modeling jobs and 15% for non-union commercial film, TV, and video. They only compete with a few top agencies in Austin.
Brown says that clients are now doing national campaigns in Austin. They hire local models but have a national look. In 2015 he had four models chosen for a National Ford Commercial. Justin Brown places models in several different avenues. According to mystatesman.com, he has runway models, commercial print, plus size, catalogs, trade shows, and commercial TV.
In 2015 the Brown Agency merged with Heyman Talent South to become the only full service modeling agency in Austin. The combination of acting and modeling have made it one of the most successful in the country. When the agency launched the opening of the Brown Agency in Austin they had a Formula One Party with a fashion show and vocals by Tameca Jones.
Brown Agency represents the top brands like Toyota, Louis Vuitton, L’Oreal,and many other prestigious clients. They train their models for the larger market from acting to modeling. Michael B. Bonnee focuses on theatrical division of the agency and Justin Brown on the fashion division. The combination make them one of the largest talent agencies in Texas. Visit the Agency’s Instagram page for more information.