Our 2tall Brand Ambassador Kieron Achara, is the former Team GB basketball captain, who has played for teams all over Europe. 

Kieron started shopping with us in 2012, and is very typical of a 2tall customer, having previously struggled to find clothing for tall men. 

We caught up with Kieron to find out more about him. 

How tall are you? 

6ft 10”

What do you do for a living / what sport do you play? 

I am Sports Development Executive for a Mental Health and Well-Being company/ Former Olympic and Pro basketball player

How does your height help you in this role?

My height is a great ice-breaker for meeting people and having people remember me.  As a basketball player my height allowed me to be closer to the basket

What is the best thing about being tall? 

I really couldn’t compare it to anything else, I have always been tall.

What are your hobbies? 

Running, reading, traveling and spending time with family and friends

And modelling for 2tall of course. Here Kieron is wearing one of our new flamingo summer shirts for tall men.

What’s your favourite food? 

I love me some chicken

What’s your go to dance move? 

Kid n Play shuffle 

What type of music do you listen to / favourite bands? 

RnB, Rap, Grime

What about your favourite TV show / film? 

Too many to choose from but I recently watch the Nest and loved that

 What languages can you speak? 

English and Italian (extremely poorly)

If you weren’t involved in basketball, what sport would you like to have been involved in instead? 

Golf or Lawn Bowls, easier on my joints and could have had a longer career

What’s your party trick / special talent? 

Being tall 

Where’s your favourite place in the world? 

My favourite city is Barcelona but went to Bora Bora for my honeymoon which was picture perfect

What is your proudest accomplishment? 

Becoming a Father

Do you have any bad habits? 

I bite my nails

If you could recommend a book, what would it be? 

Start with the Why Simon Sinek

What tall people problem gets most on your nerves? 

Leg space on planes

What’s was your favourite moment of your career? 

Competing at London Olympics and Commonwealth Games

What advice would you give other tall guys? 

Learn to embrace your uniqueness. I’ve often been called a giraffe throughout my life and I’ve learned to accept that as a compliment because like a giraffe my head is held up high in the sky but my heart is still in the right place.

Thanks Kieron!

In his Team GB days, Kieron teamed up with another member of our 2tall brand ambassadors Zak Wells. We caught up with Zak here.