In August 2012, Nikki founded All Things Ankara, the #1 source for ankara print fashion. Her professional and editorial work, which focuses on ankara print fashion, has been spotted on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, appeared on the websites of Huffington Post, Bella Naija The Shade Room and Forbes (here & here) featured in magazines such as Clutch Magazine & Afroelle Magazine, made an appearance as a featured artist at Yale University’s Africa Salon 2017, and seen on celebrities such as platinum selling, Grammy nominated recording artist, Jidenna and Miss USA 2015 4th Runner-Up/America’s Next Top Model Cycle 22 1st Runner Up Mame Adjei.
In 2012, Nikki won Miss Vogue at Penn State University’s Ashe Awards. In 2013, she won RAW Artists Washington, D.C. Accessories Designer of The Year. In 2014, Nikki was nominated for a DMV African Entertainment Award for Best Blogger & Media Personnel. In December 2015, she was listed on Okay Africa’s The Most Badass Black Women Moments in 2015.
Nikki holds a B.S. in Biobehavioral Health from Pennsylvania State University.