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‘Asian Playboy’ Teaches Asian Men to Get Over Racial Stereotypes, Build Confidence

Sunday, March 4th, 2012

(ABCNews, Juju Chang) Jeremy Lin has dunked and dazzled his way toward shattering the Asian geek stereotype — good at math, not good with the ladies.

Growing up Asian-American, my sisters and I were painfully aware of the biases, but it was worse for my brother.

But "Asian beefcake" has become hot in Hollywood too, with "Glee's" Harry Shum, Jr., "Hawaii 5-0's" Daniel Dae Kim, and Ken Jeong in "Community" and "The Hangover" films.

Enter JT Tran, the self-styled "Asian Playboy," who has built an empire from hosting dating seminars for single Asian men, who pay thousands of dollars to learn the art of romance from him.

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