Instant gratification isn’t always guaranteed when you take a big chance and put yourself out there for your dreams, but more often than not, the universe always rewards the effort. Here are three African models whose stars are shinning as a result of putting their feet forward in the direction of their dreams.
Her childhood recounts tales of being taunted for her body frame and dreams of being a lawyer. Aamito grew into her body type and pursued a career in modeling following a friend’s advice. By 17, she walked her first runway at the Ugandan fashion week, got a Mass communication degree at 20 and by 21, she took a leap of faith and rode a 16 hour bus ride to audition for Oluchi at the Africa’s next top model audition in Nairobi where her “modern look and true representation of an African woman” won her the title of Africa’s Next Top Model Cycle 1 alongside endorsement deals and $50,000.
This platform propelled her career to unimaginable heights, taking her from the little girl who teased to a model strutting the runway for big brands such as Marc Jacob, Bottega Veneta and Lacoste to …read more
Source:: Fayrouz L’Original