- Mekhi Alante Lucky was arrested in April last year for speeding
- The police photo of him went viral because it showed his different-colored eyes
- He landed a modeling contract soon after his release
A 20-year-old former criminal from North Carolina, US has landed a huge modeling contract thanks to a police photo of him when he was arrested.
Police arrested Mekhi Alante Lucky in April 2016 for speeding and driving a stolen vehicle.
As is routine, police took a photo off him and it went viral once it was released because it showed his strikingly different-colored eyes.
Lucky's right eye is blue and his left one is brown. He was even nicknamed "prison bae" because of his stunning looks.
He was eventually released in September 2016. He gained a large online following and as a result, he has now been signed by Atlanta-based Claire’s Modeling Agency.
Lucky's criminal record however remains problematic. He was arrested five times between April and December 2016 on various charges.
He is the second felon to land a modeling contract based on a police photo. Jeremy Meeks got lucky too in 2014.
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