JR wrote his first poem at 15 years old as a method to escape his darkness. A method to release the turmoil and pain felt in his soul. Since then he has established himself as a both a writer, and a model.Having walked New York Fashion Week, to landing various publications, to modeling in both Dubai and Mexico, Jordan has created a platform for himself primarily using his instagram: @JR_Abernathy. Through his platform he has made it his mission to spread love, peace, and the inspiration to conquer ones dreams. His hopes through this book, Loved & Damned, are that readers will have a chance to peak into the past of JR, and to see that no battle is won without pain and heartache. His hope is that you will see his darkness, and know that you too can overcome yours.