“Mr. Manuary should be handsome, funny, smart, involved with charities and deeply involved in the Twin Cities! …and did we mention… handsome? The man YOU choose for the much-sought after title of Mr. Manuary will also win $1,500 for his favorite charity! (The runner-up will get $500!)”
Well it looks like I have been drafted into the finals for Mr. Manuary 2017! Mr. Manuary is a promotion created by Mytalk 107, FM 107.1 in Minneapolis, Minnesota that brings awareness to each contestant’s charity. My charity is Avenues for Homeless Youth.
So let the shameless self promotion begin!
My brand name is “The Makeover Guy®” and I’m an entrepreneur, best selling author, internationally acclaimed singer and makeover artist.
At age 25 I founded the Christopher Hopkins Salon now known as reVamp! salonspa on Lake and Hennepin, a four thousand square foot salon and spa where men and women come from all over the world to gain inspiration and insight on what I call “The Power of Pretty®”
My appearances on countless television, radio and internet talk shows around the country include the Oprah Winfrey Show and the Today Show.
A baritone soloist with such world class orchestras as The Minnesota Orchestra, The Grand Teton Music Festival Orchestra, and the Hannover Radio Philharmonic in Germany, my PBS televised performance with the Erie Philharmonic can be seen globally on Youtube.
“I’ll Be Seeing You,” my debut vocal jazz album, nominated for the Gay Lesbian American Music Awards along side such notables as Rufus Wainwright and Sandra Bernhard has gained legions of listeners internationally many Spotify, iTunes, Amazon, Rhapsody and others.
My unbridled passion to inspire through beauty has kept my best selling book, “Staging Your Comeback: A Complete Beauty Revival for Women Over 45” in the top ten in Beauty and Style on Amazon.com for nearly a decade and his dramatic makeover series, “The Power of Pretty®” has gained 25,000 subscribers with 15 million views to his Youtube channel.
I am passionate about my charity from close personal experience.
“On any given night 6,000 Minnesota youth are are homeless and on their own. My charity, Avenues for Homeless Youth, provides emergency shelter, short term housing and supportive services to help lost youth transition to successful adults.