Damien “Phoenix” Montoya is a 26-year-old transgender male who uses bodybuilding and modeling to help raise awareness of transgender individuals, and other members of the LGBTQIA+ community. He represents LGBTQIA+ owned companies such as MarcoMarco, WeMerge Apparel, and IdRatherBeNaked. Born and raised in Massachusetts, he earned his bachelor’s degree in animal science from UMass Amherst and works full-time in his field. Whenever the opportunity arises, he makes time to travel to events and conventions around the country to advocate for the LGBTQIA+ Community. You can follow him on Instagram @Phoenix_Montoya.