DTK Men Exclusive: An Interview With Jessiann Gravel Beland
After viewing her smoking hot images from a recent shoot for DTK Men, the extremely down-to-earth Jessiann Gravel Beland isn’t the kind of girl you would expect. Shot by photographer Renie Saliba, together with her husband Francisco Lachowski, the fierce femme dishes everything: from how she got into the modelling game to when she feels her sexiest.
By Brenna Dixon
Photographer Renie Saliba
What made you decide to get into modelling? Was this something you wanted from a young age? How did it all happen?
A friend of my father’s actually brought me to Montage Models when I was 13, and that’s when everything started. I was actually too young at the time, so at 15 I officially started modelling. At that time, my mom travelled with me everywhere. Modelling wasn’t something that I had planned to do, it just happened.
You are, without a doubt, gorgeous, and you must have heard your fair share of lame pick-up lines. How did your husband catch your attention?
How Francisco Lachowski got my attention? Ha! This is such an easy answer: he is drop-dead gorgeous!
You and Francisco are a modelling dream team. Was it awkward having someone snap pics of you on such an intimate set?
Sometimes it is a little awkward, but I think it’s actually worse with a stranger. It really is part of the job – we get to do some weird things. Renie, the photographer, is a very close friend, so that definitely made it easier.
The shower images are incredibly up close and personal, what was going through your head? Did you feel shy at all?
No, I wasn’t shy. Francisco, on the other hand, gets very weird about being undressed in front of people!
This shoot really reveals all and seems extremely liberating for you. What was your husband's reaction/feedback?
He loves it. He thinks I look amazing. He was so, so proud when he saw the photos.
What would you say is your favourite part of the body to show off?
It used to be my boobs. Now, after breastfeeding two babies I’m not too sure anymore. Let’s just say my feet!
This looks like an everyday affair for you two. Are you always so sensual? How do you keep the sensuality from going stale in your relationship?
We are both very private people. We never kiss or display affection publicly. It’s just how we are.
When do you feel sexiest?
When I go out with my husband.
Lastly, what are your guilty pleasures?