IMG’s First “Brawny” Model Is a Total Hottie

And he's a body-positivity advocate and feminist. A+ all-around.

From Cosmopolitan

IMG modeling agency introduced Zach Miko as their first-ever "brawn" model yesterday with the above Instagram. Miko will represent a "new era" of modeling for the company, which will likely include models of all shapes and sizes.

Miko, 26, first went viral late last year when he became Target’s first "Big & Tall" male model, appearing on their website in XXL clothing. "I never understood why looking at big and tall clothing, they show me these Abercrombie & Fitch-style, really cut, really fit guys," he told PEOPLE at the time. "These guys aren’t buying XXL tall T-shirts, these guys aren’t buying 42-inch pants, but they’re the guys you see modeling it." He also attributed his confidence and success to his wife who "made me feel attractive for the first time."

Over on his own Instagram, Miko is celebrating with more photos and messages about how body positivity was necessary for him to get to this point in his career.

All the thumbs up and praise hands.

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