14TH MISTER INTERNATIONAL CONTESTANTS
CONTESTANT PROFILE QUICK LINKS
BORIS GURTNER .
NIELS VAN DIJK Niels Van Dijk is a 24-year-old bartender and hairdresser from Bornem. He revels in doing photoshoots, going to the gym, listening to music, traveling, and hiking. His dream is to have his own clothing line, especially underwear, because he wants people to feel good about themselves with what they wear. Having lived through weight problems, he wants to share his story and be an inspiration to others who are undergoing the same issues.
MISTER BOLIVIA .
LUAN ANTONELLI Luan Antonelli is a 29-year-old businessman; digital influencer; model; city councilor; and secretary for industry, commerce, and tourism from Jacinto Machado. He figured in a traumatic death-defying bicycle accident two years ago, and he considers himself thankful and blessed for having survived a severe Glasgow Coma Scale of 3 after being isolated in the ICU for fifteen days.
BUNCHHAT EAT Bunchhat Eat is a 25-year-old model, actor, university sophomore, and coffee shop manager who enjoys swimming during his days off and working out at the gym in the evenings. He takes pride in receiving a five-year scholarship to study economics and commerce in China. He hopes to be a successful businessman and to help augment the economy of his country. He is passionate about studying the Chinese language and learning new things like singing Chinese songs.
MISTER CHILE .
IVAN ALEJANDRO RIVERA GUERRERO Juan Alejandro Rivera Guerrero is a 29-year-old restauranteur from Cúcuta. He is currently in his seventh semester as an occupational health and safety administration student while completing his final flight hours to become a full-fledged pilot. He once volunteered as a nurse for the Colombian Red Cross with which he traveled everywhere giving humanitarian aid to the migrant population and will always remember the day he helped a mother giving birth to a baby.
RUBERT MANUEL Rubert Manuel is a 28-year-old telecommunications technician from La Habana. The physical and mental health buff is proud to be the very first contestant from Cuba in the history of the pageant and to tell the whole world that he has been working so hard for the competition for the past five years. Aside from this accomplishment, he hopes to see himself acting in soap operas, running his own telecommunications company, and having a big family in the longest run.
MATEJ SVEC .
MANU FRANCO Manu Franco is a 21-year-old movie, television, and stage actor; commercial model; party animator; and event host. He hails from Espaillat and studies international business while juggling schoolwork and all of the above. He is fascinated by the world of cinema, be it working in front of the camera or directing behind it, and hopes to be recognized as a leading actor in movies and television series in the long run and be the most sought-after event presenter that he can be.
ISRAEL GONZALEZ .
PIERRE CARRIOU Pierre Carriou is a 21-year-old e-business student and communication and marketing manager from the northwestern commune called Paimpol. He considers the current level of his self-confidence as a feather in his cap, since he used to be a shy, reserved kid until he started taking care of his physical fitness and participated in sports like running seven years ago. One of his fondest memories as a teenager was working in his parents' greenhouse where he did oyster farming.
MISTER GUAM .
THEODORE BIEN-AIME Theodore Bien-Aime is a 29-year-old student completing his degree in Master Green Chemistry and Processes for Renewable Feeds. He hails from Port-au-Prince and has volunteered as a team leader in summer camps for underprivileged children in Haiti, a support staff for the elderly during the pandemic in Martinique, a spokesperson for the students of the University of the West Indies where he facilitated the subsistence aid during the quarantine.
JASON LI Jason Li is a 24-year-old model who believes that all dogs deserve a decent home. He volunteers at animal shelters where he helps with cleaning works and takes care of the dogs rescued on the streets. His proudest accomplishment was being selected as the president of the executive committee of Business Management Society and as the council president the following year. His position gave him the opportunity to deliver a speech in front of the chief officer of the Hong Kong government.
LUKANAND KSHETRIMAYUM Lukanand Kshetrimayum is a 20-year-old model and film producer/director from Manipur. Having worked in the film industry for more than a dozen years, he has received quite a number of awards including Best Film Director, which opened doors for him with highly esteemed projects under the government of India. He competed in two-state level marathons while in school, started making films at the age of six, and even organized a filmmaking workshop at the age of 13.
JASON JULIUS Jason Julius is a 25-year-old fitness buff, fashion design aficionado, and nature-lover from Bandung. He holds a certificate in online sports and nutrition course and hopes to have his own clothing brand that will be recognized in the list of global retailers. He serves the community by welcoming churchgoers to the Mass, playing drum in the church, and distributing food for the homeless during winter season.
MISTER JAPAN .
MISTER KAZAKHSTAN .
MISTER KOREA .
SENGTAVANH CHALERNPHO .
HADI FAKHERELDINE .
ROGER HUGO .
ANDRES VILLEGAS Andres Villegas is a 25-year-old lawyer, model, actor, and trainer from Mexico City. The former goalkeeper played soccer professionally and considers being selected for the national team at the age of 14 as well as participating in the Miami and New York Fashion Week as his proudest accomplishments. Despite his hectic schedule, he always finds time assisting his father in the family-owned restaurant, something that he is proud to have been doing since he was a child.
MISTER MYANMAR .
MANASH KUMAR RAI .
ILIYA SHAHEDI .
JONATHAN LOPEZ Jonathan Lopez is a 29-year-old model, gym trainer, English teacher, and interpreter from the city of León where he was raised in a neighborhood that teems with great memories and unforgettable experiences. He wants to become an entrepreneur and eventually live in Europe as a businessman. He considers himself a self-taught person who learned English through constant practice. But what separates him from the other contestants is that he will never give up on a dream.
MICHEAL SAMUEL .
DANIEL MORAN Daniel Moran is a 22-year-old automotive mechanic student from Panama City. Having immersed himself in myriad cultures and traditions by living with people from different countries and visiting many interesting places, he is passionate about knowing all about the world. An active volunteer in a foundation for children with leukemia and cancer, he hopes to have a gym, for he believes that it will help improve the quality of life of the people not just physically but also mentally.
ELEAZAR MORENO Eleazar Moreno, from Lima, is 29 years old and works as a tender specialist in a construction company. He was named "Eleazar," meaning God is my salvation, in honor of his grandfather. Growing up poor in a fairly humble district, he performed as a clown at a children's party when he was 12 years old and has even worked at a butcher shop. He is very excited to travel to the Philippines because it's his first flight overseas and his first time to represent his beloved country.
MISTER PHILIPPINES .
MISTER POLAND .
DRIEL SOUSA Driel Souza is a 29-year-old training and excellence manager, full-time model, and health and wellness buff from San Juan. He started working as a cashier at a gas station at the age of 16 to help his mother make both ends meet. He hosted a Sunday talk show called "Santo Domingo Contigo," and he has volunteered for an organization that supports and protects women suffering from domestic violence and abuse.
MISTER RUSSIA .
ALMON SALL Almon Sall is a 27-year-old model, brand ambassador, and college student majoring in public sector management from the capital city, Freetown, which was recently hit by deadly floods and mudslides killing eight people and displacing more than 800 residents. The reality TV show winner and lawyer wannabe donated food items to the victims and spent time comforting those who lost their family members and properties.
MISTER SINGAPORE .
MISTER SLOVENIA .
MISTER SOUTH AFRICA .
JUAN PABLO COLIAS Juan Pablo Colias is a 25-year-old aspirant firefighter who currently works at a pub. The outgoing, charismatic, and fun-loving model from Valladolid played handball for 11 years but had to call it quits after a serious injury. He is an aficionado for current affairs and he hopes to travel around the world to discover different cultures and whatnot.
PASAN WEERASEKARA Pasan Weerasekara is a 23-year-old television producer, presenter, and model from the town of Ganemulla. His past traumatic experience at a young age is what drew and drove him to join the 14th Mister International competition, because he wants to use the title to speak to other young people in similar situations and tell them to stay strong and not let anyone bring them down.
MARCEL RIERA .
JACOB HSIAO Jacob Hsiao is a 29-year-old teacher, photographer, and gym trainer from Taipei. He is a volunteer at an animal shelter. He played soccer in his youth. In ten years, he wants to raise his own family and see his children grow healthy and happy. He loves the outdoors and he is fascinated by lighting techniques and drama.
MISTER THAILAND .
DARYN ALEXANDER .
ORANGEL DIRINOT .
PHAM MINH QUYEN Pham Minh Quyen is a 28-year-old professional boxer and volleyball player from Ho Chi Minh City. He takes pride in his strong track record in both sports, and he finds fulfillment in his job as a boxing instructor to children in the countryside, as he is able to transmit positive energy to his students every day. He also loves reading and traveling. His ambition is to become a health and wellness motivational speaker someday.