Meet Chris, the Stoli Guy finalist from Chicago.

At the local event, Chris serenaded the crowd with a cello performance and impressed the judges by revealing that he is also quite the athlete, volleyball player. Now he wants your votesas he rehearses for The Most Original Stoli Guy finale in NY this Thursday. He may be up for the grand prize: a chance to become Stoli’s national LGBT ambassador, appear in an Andrew Christian video and win a dream vacation in Key West.

Queerty got to chat exclusively with the musicians and athlete about how performing at Carnegie Hall has paved way for his Stoli Guy performance.

Have you been to New York City before? If so, what’s your favorite place?

I actually preformed in Carnegie Hall with my high school city orchestra. So Carnegie Hall is definitely one of my favorite places.

What did you buy using your $100 certificate from Andrew Christian?

I love a good pair of Trophy Boys. You can never have too support when you’re as active as I am.

Being an LGBT ambassador for Stoli is an exciting job. Why do you think you’d be the best at it?

When somebody is on the outside of the LGBT community, they often view the community in stereotypes. I think I’ll be a good ambassador because part of my originality is don’t necessarily fall into those stereotypes.

What’s your advice for anyone looking to become one of The Most Original Stoli Guys in the country?

Being original is about being you and not conforming to what others think you should be. Stay true to yourself.

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VOTE NOW! You can vote once a day until September 18. For every vote cast, Stoli will donate $1 to CenterLink, an organization which supports the efforts of LGBT community centers across the country.


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