Stephen James (model)

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Stephen James Hendry
Born Stephen James
(1990-12-04) 4 December 1990 (age 26)
Hammersmith, London, England
Nationality British
Occupation Fashion model
Known for Tattooed model, professional footballer

Stephen James Hendry (born 4 December 1990), known professionally as Stephen James, is a British model. He is a former professional footballer and won international youth caps for Scotland.

Modelling career[edit]

In September 2012, James was scouted in Barcelona by an Elite Model Management agent and is a full-time model.[1] His work includes Calvin Klein,[2] Takeshy Kurosawa,[3] Philipp Plein,[2] Diesel,[4] XTI,[2] GQ Germany,[5] GQ Spain,[6] Adon Magazine,[7] ASOS, Men's Health Magazine,[8] El Pais Semanal and Windsor Smith.[9][10] His agencies include Elite Model Management (Paris, Barcelona, Copenhagen), Unsigned Group (London), I Love Models (Milan) and Wilhelmina Models (New York, Los Angeles).[11] James' modelling career has been highly successful since late 2012, mostly in Europe, North America, Australia and Japan.[1] He is known for being heavily tattooed and having many body piercings.[12]

Football career[edit]

Stephen James
Personal information
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
2005 Queens Park Rangers
2006-2008 Brentford
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008 Brentford 0 (0)
2008-2009 AFC Wimbledon 4 (0)
2009-2010 Nea Salamis Famagusta 7 (0)
National team
2007 Scotland U18 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.


A midfielder, Hendry was a member of the youth team at Brentford before his release in 2008.[12] He went into the youth system at non-league club AFC Wimbledon,[13] before making professional appearances with Cypriot First Division side Nea Salamis Famagusta.[12] On 18 July 2010, Superleague Greece side Asteras Tripolis named Hendry in their 28 player squad to travel Australia for pre-season preparations, but he failed to win a contract.[14]


In October 2007, Hendry was called up to the Scotland U18 squad for a four-way international tournament in France.[15] He made his international debut when he came on for Michael Graham after 65 minutes of the second match of the competition versus the hosts.[16] He started in the final match against the United States, lasting 71 minutes of the 1-1 draw before being replaced by Craig Connell.[17] He finished his international career with two caps.[18]


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  2. ^ a b c "Stephen James - Model". Retrieved 8 July 2015. 
  3. ^ "Hot Flash: Stephen James For Takeshy Kurosawa". Retrieved 8 July 2015. 
  4. ^ "Stephen James - Model". Retrieved 8 July 2015. 
  5. ^ "Diesel Advertorial (GQ Germany)". Retrieved 8 July 2015. 
  6. ^ "Sergi Pons". Retrieved 8 July 2015. 
  7. ^ "Stephen James - Model". Retrieved 8 July 2015. 
  8. ^ "Stephen James - Model". Retrieved 8 July 2015. 
  9. ^ "Stephen James for El Pais". Retrieved 8 July 2015. 
  10. ^ "Sydney swoons over famous tattooed supermodel Stephen James". Retrieved 8 July 2015. 
  11. ^ "Stephen James". Retrieved 8 July 2015. 
  12. ^ a b c "Stephen James flashes body tattoos and taught frame as hysterical fans besiege him in Perth". Daily Mail. Retrieved 8 July 2015. 
  13. ^ "AFC Wimbledon - Player Profile - Stephen Hendry". Retrieved 8 July 2015. 
  14. ^ "Stephen James Talks for D'SCENE Magazine with Jainnie Cho". Retrieved 8 July 2015. 
  15. ^ Footymad Limited. "Scotland Under 18s Take On the World". Retrieved 8 July 2015. 
  16. ^ "Scottish Football Association". Retrieved 8 July 2015. 
  17. ^ "Scottish Football Association". Retrieved 8 July 2015. 
  18. ^ "Scottish Football Association". Retrieved 8 July 2015.