Flex, whose real name is TJ Markiewicz, became known as one of the 20 contestants in the VH1 reality show Daisy of Love, featuring Rock of Love 2 runner-up Daisy De La Joya. On Daisy of Love, the guys are taken into a posh Hollywood Hills mansion and pitted against each other for the niece of boxing star Oscar De La Joya. One of them was eliminated every episode, but Flex managed to last until the finale. He was the runner-up to London, who Daisy chose in the end. Since the show, Flex took on a modeling career, appearing in fashion shows and runways.