Sheldon Rogers, better known by his stage name “Sheldon Verneil”, born and raised in Philadelphia, Pa. Man of God, husband to Ebony Rogers and father of five children. (Nakyah, Sanai, Samir, Symphony and Serenity) I have been modeling for about 9 years now. I was originally signed to an agency in New York called “Red Model Management” but operating by myself now. I was with them for 2 years. I’ve had spreads in magazines such as V-man, Bleu, Ebony, Floss (New York based) Complex, and Up n’ Coming. I’ve walked in Paris fashion week for designer “Givenchy”. I’ve walked in New York fashion week for numerous designers. I’ve done a “Target Campaign” where my photo was in every Target nation wide. I’ve done photo shoots for clients like Reebok, Kith, LNF, Marc Ecko, AKOO (Rapper T.I.), Mitchell n’ Ness, Billionaire Boys Club and a list of others.
I’m also an actor. Attending a school in New York called “Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute”. I’ve done theatre, film and commercials. I have been in 3 stage plays: “These Roots Go Deep” written and directed by Michael McNeil(Philadelphia)(Most recent), “Movement” written and directed by Michael Freeman(NYC) and “A Lifetime of Pain” written and directed by Alyce C. Thompson (Philadelphia). I’ve done commercials for “Novelis” (New York based aluminum company) and “Billionaire Boys Club” clothing line (Pharrell Williams). I was apart of a reality web series called “Industry Guys”. I was lead role in an episodic web series called “Will Death Do Us Part” written and directed by Tamara Eldridge.