Chris Van Etten

After someone posted a pic on Facebook of ex-Marine Chris Van Etten training at the gym, the double amputee earned legions of fans. The buff vet, who lost his legs in an IED blast in Afghanistan in 2012, is now a model for Jockey and a hands-down hero.

Remi Adeleke

At age 5, Nigerian Remi Adeleke was uprooted to the Bronx, NY, where he sold drugs before going straight and becoming a Navy SEAL. Today Adeleke, who’s also a Jockey model, is a TV and film actor.