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Meet Malcolm Jenkins

Hometown: Piscataway, NJ

Neighborhood or town you live in: Fishtown

Job: Safety for the Philadelphia Eagles, Owner/Creative Director of Damari Savile

What do you most love about what you do for a living?
I love the rush of working really hard to prepare for a game and then showcasing that work in front of 70,000+ people.

How would you spend a perfect day in Center City?
I’d workout and have lunch at the Fitler Club, pick up a suit from Damari Savile, get my beard trimmed at Ethos, then go to dinner at Harp & Crown, and finish off the night listening to live music at Time.

"I love shopping at Urban Outfitters, I can get all of the smaller complimentary pieces to go with my Damari Savile suits and even walk out with a new vinyl record."

Tell us about your favorite places to eat in Center City and why:
Harp & Crown, I love the vibe of the restaurant and the food is great. I love Morimoto. Double Knot is another favorite with good food and good drinks.

Tell us about your favorite places to drink in Center City and why:
Time… everyone buys me drinks when I go there! I also love Hop Sing Laundromat because I love speakeasies.

Favorite designer or fashion brand: Pyer Moss

Favorite article of clothing: A nice blazer

Describe your go-to look: A suit with a t-shirt, sneakers, and a hat

Favorite drink: Old Fashioned

Last trip you went on: Marrakech, Morocco

What is on your bookshelf? James Baldwin, Michael Eric Dyson, poetry books.

If you could have a dinner with any historical figure who would it be and why?
Fred Hampton. Before he was assassinated at the age of 21 he rose to be a leader like no other. He was an activist and revolutionary, chairman of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party , and deputy chairman of the national Black Panther Party.

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Malcolm Jenkins photographed in Damari Savile suit and pocket square, turtleneck, jewelry and shoes are his own at Harp and Crown.

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