90 Day Fiance alum Jay Smith seemed to make a drastic career move. The ex-husband of Ashley Martson shocked his followers as he debuted as a ramp model. This is a far cry from his previous job as a tattoo artist. Jay’s modeling gig raised a few eyebrows. Apparently, some question his eligibility to work in the country.
90 Day Fiance: Jay Smith Walks the Catwalk
Looks like Jay Smith is now somehow a fashion model. The 90 Day Fiance star landed a modeling job for menswear brand Grungy Gentlemen. Ashley Martson’s ex announced the big news with a series of photos and videos from the event.
Jay was seen proudly walking the runway. He said the experience was “pretty amazing”. The 90 Day Fiance celebrity wore a blue tracksuit matched with a pair of white sneakers. He also donned his now infamous two-tone afro hair-style.
Jay Smith, from 90 Day Fiance, did his best to look like a pro as he walked the catwalk along with other male models. Ashley’s ex-flame showed no sign of trouble doing his part even though it’s only his first time.
Will Jay Smith Pursue Modeling Career?
Many are now wondering if Jay Smith has plans to pursue a full-time career as a model. The 90 Day Fiance celeb has always been open about his love of fashion. Just recently, Jay cleaned up his social media accounts in what appeared to be the first move to tidy up his public image.
Jay Smith is now trying to portray an image that’s all about fashion. He has removed most postings that are not fashion and modeling related. These led to speculations that Jay is slowly but surely making his way to the fashion world.
Meanwhile, Jay Smith claims he has an even bigger projects coming up later this year. Aside from modeling, the 90 Day Fiance celebrity is currently working on a clothing line. He also revealed that he’s preparing for a “show”. It remains unclear if it’s for TV or other platforms.
90 Day Fiance: Fans Question TLC Stars Work Visa
With Jay Smith’s current and upcoming projects, many are eager to know the real status of his visa. The 90 Day Fiance cast member entered the U.S. under K-1 Visa when he got engaged and eventually married Ashley Martson. But now, after a nasty separation and legal troubles, his immigration status remains questionable.
Many expected him to face deportation following his split and arrest. However, much to everyone’s surprise, Jay Smith managed to work at a tattoo parlor. He even talked about it openly. His ex, Ashley Martson previously said that she would not file the papers that would allow him to get his green card and work in the U.S.
Jay’s past and ongoing projects raised legal-related questions from 90 Day Fiance fans. However, Jay does have an immigration lawyer, thanks in part to a Go-Fund-Me started when he was in jail. The TLC celeb has shown that he does have a U.S. Employment Authorization card. It’s a document issued to those who have pending immigration applications. So, despite what some fans are saying online, it appears that Jay Smith can legally work and earn a living in the United States.
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