Texas Teen Who Was Denied Six Flags Job For Having 'Extreme' Locs Gets Recruited By Model Agency After They Read His Story

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Update (July 8, 2019):  Kerion Washington made headlines in March when Six Flags Over Texas rejected the 17-year-old’s application for a summer job. Months later, it appears Washington is well on his way to securing a bag without the help of the amusement park.

Dallas Morning News reported Sunday that Corrie Caster, head of development for IMG Models sent the teen an Instagram message after an associate sent the talent scout Washington’s story. 

“I scout the world looking for talent and stories,” Caster explained. “I didn’t know his story then, but he had a lot of the physical features we look for in our models.” . . .

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