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  1. I started to realize that there are a lot of people who are unaware of deaf culture, and I’ve been given a great platform to reframe the deaf community.
  2. When I signed up for ‘Dancing with the Stars,’ I was nervous. If I threw everything off, there are 10–15 million people watching, and that would be a negative viewpoint of deaf people, and I didn’t want that.
  3. American Sign Language requires a lot of facial and body expression.
  4. Own your identity. Love who you are in the world. Love your deafness.
  5. I feel like I can see the music and can see how the character of the music actually flows. For me, that’s music to my eyes.
  6. Right before ‘ANTM,’ I was offered a recurring role for the TV show ‘Switched at Birth.’ I had to pick one because both of the shows were happening at the same time. I couldn’t choose, though, so decided to let my dog Foxy decide. She picked ‘ANTM!’
  7. My sexiest feature is my body.
  8. There is research proving that deaf people have increased visual abilities.
  9. I am one hundred percent ready to be a spokesperson for the deaf community.
  10. I want to use my celebrity for good.
  11. Often in the past, when we have had a deaf person in the spotlight, we have been portrayed badly. It was up to me to change that.
  12. I’ve never wanted to hear.
  13. Am I complaining about my deafness? No, I am not.
  14. As a sexually fluid deaf man, I know that embracing all our identities is the way to thrive and to overcome the limitations and prejudices that surround us.
  15. I think the biggest misconception is that people think deaf people are not able to do things.
  16. I am a visual person, given that I am deaf.
  17. I’m ready to take the world by storm and have them look at me and say, ‘Deaf people can dance.’
  18. I do not like fancy or chain restaurants. I live for local spots.
  19. I’m fortunate to be a part of the ‘ANTM’ family.




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