Shaun is a creative who knows no boundaries, an influencer aiming to have the right influence on the world. From his focus on mental health, well-being, lifestyle and skincare he is an enigma in an extraordinary world.
He was diagnosed with ‘Pure O’ OCD diagnosis at 27 years old. and has written candidly about his OCD experience in various publications, He works with OCD charities to raise awareness and shatter archaic myths about OCD which still saturate wider society. His diagnosis has encouraged him to widen the conversation about mental health, especially in the black community.
He is also a public speaker with two TEDx Talks, TEDx 2022 & TEDx 2018. In 2018 Shaun gave a TEDx Talk about the education system and how we can do more to ensure no one is left behind. His second TEDx talk was on "the straitjacket of masculinity and male mental health" in 2022. A third TEDx Talk remains in his periphery to help raise awareness of OCD, and in turn, raise funds for a mental illness which remains severely underfunded and under-researched.
After two successful modelling campaigns for Papa X cheddar drop and their Papa John’s Fresh Soul range, Papa John’s asked Shaun to host Papa Johns's global music gig partnered with NME magazine.
Throughout his modelling and influencing career, he has been featured in many magazines and worked with internationally renowned brands such as ASOS, Papa John, UBER, John Lewis and Peleton. He has worked on influencer campaigns with the NHS sickle Cell campaign, Jason natural skin care, Upcircle skin care, and revolution man.
Shaun Flores brings a wealth and depth of experience unparalleled to the conventional young man out there, and one of his favourite sayings is "He who has a why can endure any suffering."