At the beginning of 2009, Ryan Conklin first came to the public's attention, as a cast member on MTV's The Real World Brooklyn. On the show, he became known for his fun loving personality, his creative talents, and his dedication to duty when he was recalled back to active duty to serve with the Army in Iraq. For me, my interest in him from the beginning has largely been connected to the many intriguing aspects of his multi-faceted personality and of his various interests. However, I'm not unaware or immune to the fact that the sight of him makes people short of breath, weak in the knees and somewhat light-headed, due his overpowering allure. For that physical effect on people, I must declare Ryan to be my 2009 Sexiest Man Alive.
Ryan has some classic attributes that contribute to his sexiness. He has a cute face, big biceps, slim build, and a sweet but self-confident manner. In casual civilian clothes, he wears his cap at a jaunty angle and sports boy-next-door attire and a winning smile. In his Army uniform, he's G.I. Ryan come to life, and not the little 3 3/4" version, but rather the proud 8" size that you can barely get your hand around.
Girls are crazy for him, but his attractiveness extends across all demographics. Here are some examples of the hotness that stimulates both his male and females fans.
It's nice that Ryan doesn't act like he even realizes how sexy he is. In a video from Iraq, he nonchalantly showed some of his physical prowess. Grasping what he could handle, Ryan beat off just the head of what he euphemistically called "the hammer of f***ing Conklin." Hot.