boy john is originally from Pittsburgh, PA, where he began exploring leather and BDSM in his early 20’s. Shortly after, he moved to Indianapolis, IN, where he lived for 14 years and in 2010 moved to Baltimore to be with his SIR and leather family. boy john earned SIR John Krikorian’s permanent collar in 2011 and married his SIR in 2016. Coming from a military background, boy john appreciates and embraces the strict protocols of “Old Guard” style Leather, good manners, proper etiquette and constantly strives to lead by example and mentor other leatherboys and Bootblacks. That said, he is also very proud of his mischievous and playful nature, which wreaks havoc among
Sirs and his fellow leatherboys. boy john started his journey in Bootblacking as a service to his SIR, but quickly found a niche in the community, having been asked to Bootblack at events such as Mr./Ms. New Jersey Leather, Bears Bikers and Mayhem, and has been a regular guest Bootblack at the DC Eagle. When CLAW 15 needed a last minute Bootblack, he was quick to fill in winning the Golden Brush Award. In addition, he has assisted with several
skills demos, including Fisting 101 at CLAW and Bootblack 101 at the 2015 Sirs and boys Retreat. boy john gives
back to his community through mentoring, fundraising and participating in leather events both local and national.
he is Mid-Atlantic Leatherboy 2012, Beta of the Leatherboys of Maryland, an associate member of COMMAND MC and the NJ boys of Leather, “Mamas True Leatherboy” and is honored to be the Atlantic States Leather Community
Bootblack 2017 and International Community Bootblack 2017.

Tom is a 48-year-old from Washington, DC who has been active in the leather and fetish community since 1998. Tom’s focus is on service which includes teaching suicide intervention in the community. Tom is a member of the Centaur MC and serves on the Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend committee as the Bootblack coordinator and the Puppy Park coordinator for MAL weekend. He has been Bootblacking for over 10 years and prior to that, caring for horse tack.

Bootblack boy Jason has been active in the leather community since 2011, when he first joined Trident International Columbus. He served as the clubs pledge master for 4 years and was instrumental in helping rebuild the club. During that time he discovered his love for taking care of leather and started Bootblacking in 2014 at the Exile bar in Columbus, Ohio. Anytime he took a trip, his kit was with him and he was ready to shine. A bit of a boot whore, he currently owns more the 25 pairs. He is a talented photographer and enjoys focusing his lens on hot leather and kink men from all over the country. He currently is photographing men for the online Desert Heat Magazine every other month. Whether it’s in front of a bootblack stand or behind a camera, bootblack boy Jason always gives his all. 2019 marks the second time he has been asked to Bootblack at Bears, Bikers and Mayhem.