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Jefferson Musanda in "Project Runway 2014"
Jefferson Musanda Project Runway 2014
Jefferson Musanda from "Project Runway 2014" is one of the contestants in Season 13 of the Lifetime reality fashion design competition series. He is a 25-year-old designer who is currently living in Brooklyn, New York, but was raised in Lynn, Massachusetts.

Here is an interview with Jefferson Musanda:

Describe your family:

Close family of nine: mom, dad, two sisters, aunt, uncle, two cousins and myself.

Current occupation?

Designer and retail.

Past jobs?

Childcare counselor, bagger, sales association, intern, merchandiser.


Silk terrier named Max.


Def. When my cousin was learning to speak he would say Def instead of Jeff and it just stuck.

When did you realize you had designer potential?

Always did, but didn't pursue it until after high school.

First garment you ever made?

A skirt with a double flounce.

What's your design training/schooling, etc.?

Two years at Fisher College, three years at Pratt Institute.

Have you won any awards for your designs/work related to design?

Yes, Fisher Fashion Designer of the Year Award and Pratt Merit Award.

Strengths as a designer?

Great sense of creativity, proportion, and silhouette.

Weaknesses as a designer?

Could be better at editing down my ideas.

What are your influences?

My influences have always been using past and present experiences.

What's playing on your iPod when you're designing?

Beyonce, Danity Kane, Miguel, Britney Spears, Chris Brown.

Favorite material or fabric to work with?

Really soft neoprene.

Item you're most proud of designing?

My senior thesis collection.

Favorite designer(s)?

Ricardo Tisci, Alexander Wang, Olivier Rousteing.

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Where does Jefferson Musanda live? Find out here.

Age: ∼27 years old
Hometown: Lynn, MA
Current Residence: Brooklyn, NY

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