Aaron Lawrence (entrepreneur)

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Aaron Lawrence (entrepreneur) : biography

29 March 1971 –

During the production of his own amateur films he continued to perform in productions for other studios; in 1999 he appeared in Virgin No More, a film produced by All Worlds Video. For his role in Studio 2000’s Dream Team (1999 pornographic film), he was nominated for "Best Supporting Actor" at the GayVN Awards. He also appeared in Eric Magyar Goes West, an amateur film he did not produce.

In October 2000 he released his second book, The Male Escort’s Handbook: Your Guide to Getting Rich the Hard Way (2000), a "how-to" guide for those considering work as companions-for-hire. Although generally well received, there were some individuals who would confront him and accused him of "encouraging" others to take up escort work. He defended the book, pointing out that gay men worldwide were already hustling and he was showing them how to do it safely, in order to avoid being the victim of hate crimes, sexually transmitted diseases and personal safety issues. Morrison notes that Lawrence’s sex-positive predecessor Scott O’Hara’s books espoused that "the gay body could be (and should be) a source of pleasure". And Lawrence takes it to the next level, "the gay body not only pleasurable, but profitable".

Early career

After graduating from college Lawrence became depressed after a string of "100+ rejection letters", he became promiscuous and noting he was good at sex someone suggested he become a male hustler, which he did. He commanded an hourly rate of more than GB£250 (), which was much higher than average, which he attributed to his devotion to customer and self-satisfaction as well as his well-developed website, "By the time someone calls me for an appointment they already know who I am." Lawrence is versatile performing both top and bottom sex roles. Lawrence worked in escorting from December 1993 to 2006. In addition to travel throughout the U.S., he traveled with clients on trips to Mexico and several locations in Europe, including Hungary, Germany, Ireland, and the Czech Republic.

Early life and education

He received a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from Iowa State University in 1993 and a Master of Arts in Student Affairs Administration from Michigan State University in 1995. Student Affairs is about creating a holistic education for students outside of the classroom, and connecting in-class activities with out-of-class activities. Noted student development theorists include Astin, Tinto, Kuh, Baxter Magolda, and Perry.acpa.org The preferred writing style for those in the Student Affairs field is APA.apa.org

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Result
1999 Best Web Presence Probie Awards
1999 Escort of the Year Male Escort Review Daddy’s Review, formerly Male Escort Review. 2005-2006.
2000 Escort of the Year Male Escort Review
2000 Best Supporting Actor GayVN Awards for Dream Team (1999 pornographic film) (archive copy).
2001 Best Bottom Escort Male Escort Awards
2001 Best Versatile Escort Male Escort Awards
2002 Escort Hall of Fame Male Escort Awards
2002 Best Amateur Video, Director Gay Entertainment Awards for Aaron’s Russian Boy Orgy (2001) Gay Entertainment Awards, 2002 Erotic Industry Categories nominees, (archived copy)
2002 Best Amateur Performer Gay Entertainment Awards
2002 Best Published Gay Author Gay Entertainment Awards for The Male Escort’s Handbook: Your Guide to Getting Rich the Hard Way (2000)