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Meet the trans bodybuilder who has everyone parched with his super thirsty Instagram photos

Meet Ajay Holbrook. He’s a 20-year-old bodybuilder with over 50K Instagram followers. He’s also trans.

Holbrook was recently featured in Men’s Health, where he talked about his experiences. He first came out as trans when he was 13 after he could no longer stand his mother, Holly, taking him to hair appointments and making him wear dresses.

“She grabbed me, and she was like, ‘What are you doing, you’re a girl!’ I looked at her like, ‘What are you talking about?’” Holbrook recalls.

It took some times, but eventually his mother grew to accept Holbrook for who he truly was. When he was a senior in high school, he started taking testosterone. And when he was 18, he began documenting his fitness journey on Instagram and Youtube.

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#transformationtuesday • I remember asking my mom to straighten my hair that day so I could look pretty..so I would fit in. just so I could show everyone I wasn't some weird kid that always dressed in masculine clothing. For a long time I tried to conform to gender roles and what society tells me I should look and act like. Why is it that I still have people that don't understand that I am a man, and telling me I am not a real man. What really is the definition of a "real man"? ••••• I can tell you what the definition of real and strong PERSON is. And there are plenty of "men" who fail to understand this everyday. It is someone willing to accept growth and change, someone willing to embrace the hardships in order to appreciate the rewards. Someone willing to do anything and everything for the people they love. Someone who does not look for validation in others but searches a lifetime to find validation within themselves. And most importantly someone that does not judge. ••••• Too often I feel we get caught up in the idea of what it means to be a man, instead we should focus on what it means to be the best version of ourselves and constantly look for growth. We are all kings and queens and everything in between. We are the future. We must open our minds to be able to see past our own barriers. ? #trans #transisbeautiful #transgender #lgbtsupport #wearethefuture #transformation #bodybuilders #ftmfitness #ftm #ftmpride #femaletomale #aestheticsarmy #bulkingseason #throwbacktuesday #tb? #fitguys #fitmen #?tnessjourney #bodybuilding #foodforthesoul #????????

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Now, after two years of rigorous fitness training, Holbrook says he hopes to one day compete on the Mr. Olympia stage, an annual international bodybuilding competition held by the International Federation of BodyBuilding & Fitness.

In the meantime, he’s working on pursuing a modeling career and growing his Instagram following, as well as serving as a role model for trans youth.

“This community is fragile, and I try my best to instill strength into them,” Holbrook says. “And if being a man means [physical] strength to you, then that’s what it should be.”

Scroll down for some pics from Holbrook’s Instagram page…

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Got my New undies from @underwearexpert these are the lemon drop briefs and let me just say I never thought I’d be comfortable in briefs but these are so dope! Use my 55% off code: AJAY if you want to snag a pair!?? • Prepare for a few post from me over the next couple of days, I’ve been mia to work on myself and just clear my mind but you guys are all messaging me thinking I died so I’m coming back, I love y’all so much with ya’ll goofy selves ??? • #transisbeautiful #transguy #transmen #transitioning #underwearmodel #bulkingseason #calvinkleinunderwear #malemodels #transmodel #aestheticrevolution #aestheticbodybuilding #bodybuildingmotivation #bodybuildingnation #genrationiron #mrolympia #hotmen #guyswithtattoos #fitguys #fitmodels #austintx #atxfitness #atx #shreddedlife #selfawareness #highervibrations

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When the world around you seems to be falling apart..look ahead to see the formation of a new one. ? = • = Fallen in a really tough spot atm, but doing our best to keep our heads up! When shit gets rough my drive to make change in my life goes into overdrive, I take the things that go wrong in my life as blessings and opportunities to learn. Remember that you are human, nobody is perfect and we all make mistakes..you are going to fall a million times before you finally get to the things you want in life. It’s only up from here #thoughts? #growth #success #makingmoves #alwaysgrowing #alwayslearning #evolve #transman #transguy #ftm #fitguys #fitmodels #lamodels #lamodel #artist #tattoosleeve #bodybuilders #bodytransformations #motivation #striveforgreatness #muscleandhealth #aesthetics #beardgang #fitfam #keeppushing #neverstop

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Icy vibes ?? • So with the success that I’ve had, I have been able to add several new programs to AJHF Online Training! • I offer Fitness Packages that range from beginner to expert all based around my unique style of training along with meal plans according to your goals. I have added a Full at Home workout routine for under $60 and have also added a guide to shredded ABS program which is included FREE with the purchase of any package deal!!? • If you are interested hit my DM’s and in all caps title it “LETS GET IT” ?? • #taketheleap #bulkingseason #bodybuilderlifestyle #fitfam #fitmen #fitnesslover #onlinecoach #ajayholbrook #transmen #transman #ftmtransgender #ftmfitness #fitnesstransformation #guyswithmuscle #musclebuilding #leangains #makegains #lgbtq #lgbtfamily #malemodels #gorgeousmen #vibes

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When you this high you disconnect a lot..sometimes I have to separate myself to connect the dots ? • Slowly recovering from this weekend, I actually went and ran sprints yesterday and hit arms even tho I was hungover as hell from Saturday lmao also getting out and being in good company was so good for my soul, I met a bunch of amazing people, danced my ass off all night, and realized that I’ve been missing out on so much by not socializing so I’m making it a point to go out and do things even when anxiety is telling me to stay my ass in my safe little bat cave ( my house) ?? • #bodybuilding #bodybuildingmotivation #bodybuilders #goldsgym #malemodels #modelsearch #lamodels #ajayholbrook #trans #transman #transmen #lgbtpride #ifbb #arnoldclassic #aesthetics #arts #humanbody #posingpractice #greekgod #batman #hardwork #determined #classicbodybuilding #goldenerabodybuilding #classicphysique #aesthetics #fitfam #fitnessmotivation #anatomy

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Attention my swole fam??? • There are a lot of you guys wondering why I have not announced that I am taking on clients this month for my fitness program..sooo I thought I'd go ahead and let you guys know that the entire program is getting a fucking upgrade/makeover!! • I have taken on my business full time and the result has been incredible, I have partnered with my mom/health coach and personal trainer to take this program to the next level and we are SO excited to get this out! • The new program is scheduled to release within the next few weeks..BUT I am running a giveaway for ONE lucky person to receive a copy of the program for FREE, here is how to win: • Repost this picture, and hashtag #AJHFIT and I will announce the winner on June 20th! You do NOT want to miss out on this opportunity, seriously guys jump on it!! ???? • #ajayholbrook #alwaysgrinding #ftmfitness #ftm #bodybuilder #fitmen #onlinecoach #gainsville #gains? #spiderman #legsfordays #healthandfitness #fitnessinspiration #workharder #baldfade #goldsgym #weightlifting #transguy #transman #mtf #hardwork #consistency #paitence #upgrade #workoutmotivation

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