The mug shot of Meeks that went viral after its publication by the City of Stockton Police Department.
Jeremy Ray Meeks|
April 7, 1984
Tacoma, Washington, United States
|Known for||Mug shot|
|Spouse(s)||Melissa Meeks (m. 2008-2018)|
|Partner(s)||Chloe Green (2017-present)|
Jeremy Ray Meeks (born February 7, 1984) is an American fashion model. Meeks is also a convicted felon and former member of the Crips. He first came to prominence after his arrest in 2014 during a gang sweep called Operation Ceasefire in Stockton, California, after which police posted his mug shot on Facebook and it went viral. Meeks was convicted of federal charges of being a felon in possession of a firearm and grand theft. Upon his release from Mendota Federal Correctional Institution in March 2016, Meeks began a modeling career.
In 2002, Meeks was charged with robbery and corporal injury to a child. Meeks had violently assaulted a 16-year-old boy when he was 18. After taking a plea deal, he was sentenced to serve two years in a California prison, during which he admitted to being a member of the North Side Gangster Crips.
While still in prison and serving a 27-month sentence, Meeks, dubbed "hot felon" by the media, was discovered by Jim Jordan and signed a modeling contract with White Cross Management.
In August 2017, Meeks appeared in a campaign for Israeli sunglasses fashion house Carolina Lemke, partially owned by Bar Refaeli. The campaign tagged Meeks' background as different than Refaeli's, who appeared in the campaign alongside Meeks, stating, "There has never been a mix like this."
In June 2017, it was reported that Meeks is in a relationship with Chloe Green, the daughter of businessman Philip Green. On May 29, 2018, Green gave birth to the couple's first son, Jayden Meeks-Green. Meeks also has an older child from his previous marriage to Melissa Meeks.
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