Jesse Regin S. Nacilla will represent Cebu in Mr Gay World Philippines 2016. ‘Jesz (as what his friends call him),’ is a 27-year-old licensed Physical Therapist who currently resides in the City of Cebu.
Born on November 10, 1988, Jesz is of Waray heritage. Raised in the City of Tacloban, Leyte and attended high school at the Sacred Heart College. Thereafter, he took a degree in Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy at the Remedios Trinidad Romualdez Medical Foundation. In the year 2010, he settled in Cebu, and shortly after passing the PT board exam he became a full time Physical Therapist in one the renowned hospitals in the city.
An avid supporter of cutting-edge sports and rehabilitative exercise techniques; actively promoting holistic nutritional regimens and has a special interest in the psycho-social well being of the young Filipino gay men in his community. On his spare time, he enjoys a bit of traveling, taking care of his dogs and spends time with close friends and family. His friends and associates attribute him to be a witty and light-hearted person with a knack for slap stick humor and congenial smiles. He is a proud advocate and counselor of the country’s premier HIV-AIDS awareness organization,Loveyourself Inc.
Coming from the Visayan Islands, Jesz joins the Mr. Gay Philippines 2016, representing the beautiful province of Cebu. He aims to showcase not only about talents and the good looks but most particularly, to become the face of community, carrying the voices and issues of the many gay men and women in the country. Not only does he aim to highlight his advocacy on raising awareness on the current HIV-AIDS epidemic in the country, but to expand on the other issues that beset the LGBT community in the country, mainly the high suicide rates among the LGBTQIs and the rampant use of recreational drugs.
JESSE RIGGIN – MR GAY WORLD PHILIPPINES CEBU CITY 2016