Paul Johnson Calderon
|Paul Johnson Calderón|
|Born||Paul Reid Johnson Calderón
|Nationality||American of Scottish and Spanish descent.|
|Known for||CW television show High Society|
Calderón is best known for having starred on The CW's series High Society. In November of 2007, Calderón was named one of Paper Magazine's "It Kids," and dubbed It Boy of the Year. From 2007 to 2008, Calderón worked as an intern at Conde Nast and then, briefly, as an assistant to Lauren Davis for Vogue Magazine,. He then moved on to become an editor and columnist for Paper Magazine and, in 2009, he was named "King of the Bow Ties" by the press.  Calderón currently works as a legal assistant for a Manhattan law firm, designs a line of bow ties called Mauvais Garçons, and continues his career as a writer freelancing for the fashion website, Deuxmoi .
On his maternal side, Calderón hails from a family of Scottish descent--Clan Campbell of Argyll; his paternal side is Spanish, Calderón. An openly gay social activist, Calderón grew up in California, Massachusetts, and Maine. He graduated from Deerfield Academy and went on to double major in Art History and Anthropology at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. In June 2013, after a number of publicized dalliances culminating in a DUI arrest, Calderón checked into McLean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts for drug and alcohol rehabilitation. In August, he continued his treatment for dual diagnosis addiction at Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan, Connecticut. As of September 2013, Calderón was in a sober living facility. He now resides in one of his family's Manhattan apartments and continues his career as a writer, designer of the bow tie line, Mauvais Garçons, and works as a legal assistant for a firm in the city. He is currently in early recovery and is in the process of penning an autobiographical novel about life in the fashion industry, his subsequent dissent into addiction, mental illness, and, ultimately, treatment and recovery.