Denzel Wells, a native of Houston, Texas, graduated from Rice University, where he played Division I football on a full scholarship. Denzel began his professional career as a real estate investor and property manager. He is the CEO and owner of Wells Property Management in Houston, Texas. Although he majored in kinesiology, Denzel took an acting class where his professor encouraged him to get pictures and pursue acting. Denzel is an accomplished model who has graced the cover of Krave Magazine and was featured as Eye Candy of the Month for Essence. Denzel recently was a finalist for America's Next Top Model.