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FASHION DESIGNER

Award Winning Published Celebrity Fashion Designer Specializing in Ankara Print Fashion and Menswear


  • Highlight Clients
    • Jidenna, Grammy Nominated Recording Artist signed to Janelle Monae’s Wondaland Record Label
    • Ray Cunningham, WeTV Digital Correspondent and Personality on BET’s College Hill
    • Miss Prissy, Documentary Movie Rize
  • Appearances
    • Featured Artist in Yale University’s Africa Salon 2017
  • Awards
    • RAW Artists Washington, D.C. Accessories Designer of The Year 2013
  • Campaigns
    • All Things Ankara Pop Up 2017
    • All Things Ankara Ball 2015
    • All Things Ankara Fashion Week 2014 & 2015
    • Ghana Independence Ball 2015
    • Africa Gives Back International Gala 2015
  • Magazines
    • Facon Magazine Fall 2015 Issue, Cover & Spread
    • Parallel Magazine 2015
    • Afroelle Magazine April 2014 Issue, Cover & Spread
    • Cinamgic Magazine February 2014 Issue
    • Heed Magazine 2013
    • Valley Magazine PSU 2013

FASHION STYLIST

Published Celebrity Fashion Stylist specializing in Ankara Print Fashion


  • Highlight Clients:
    • Actress Tasha Smith, Essence Festival 2016
    • Jidenna, Knickers Music Video
    • Jidenna, All Things Ankara Ball 2015 Campaign
      • Jidenna is a Grammy Nominated Recording Artist signed to Janelle Monae’s Wondaland Record Label
    • Mame Adjei, Parallel Magazine 2016
      • Mame is Americas Next Top Model 22 1st Runner Up,  MISS USA 4th Runner Up &  Miss Maryland USA 2015
    • Nadia Buari,
      • Nadia is a Ghanaian Actress, breakthrough role in Nollywood in the film Beyonce & Rihanna as Beyonce
  • Campaigns:
    • All Things Ankara Pop Up 2017
    • Africa Gives Back International Gala 2016
    • All Things Ankara Ball 2015
    • All Things Ankara Fashion Week 2015 & 2014
    • The Naturalista Hair Show 2015
    • Ghana Independence Ball 2015
    • Africa Gives Back International Gala 2016
    • Nubian Hueman’s You’re Already Beautiful 2014
    • Miss Africa PSU 2012
  • Magazines:
    • Parallel Magazine 2015-2016, Lead Wardrobe Stylist
    • Afroelle Magazine April 2014 Issue, Cover & Spread
    • Valley Magazine PSU 2013
  • Music Video
    • Jidenna – Knickers

EVENT PRODUCER

Published Event Producer Specializing in Formal and Fashion events


  • Africa Gives Back International Gala 2016
  • All Things Ankara Ball, 2015
  • The Naturalista Hair Show Ankara Chic Fashion Show, 2015
  • Africa Gives Back International Gala, 2015
  • All Things Ankara Fashion Week, 2014-2015
  • Africa Fashion NOW Exhibit 2013

 


EDUCATION

College and High School Graduate with Honors


The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) – State College, P.A. – May 2013

Undergraduate Degree: B.S. Biobehavioral Health and Human Development & Family Studies (Minor) with Honors

  • Honors
    • Cummulative: GPA: 3.4
    • Dean’s List Recipient , 3/8 Semesters (GPA of 3.5 or higher)
    • Health & Human Development Honor Society Member
    • Alpha Epsilon Delta, PA Beta Chapter, National Health Preprofessional Honor Society
  • Leadership 
    • Vice President/Event Coordinator, African Student Association 2010-2011
    • Miss Nigeria PSU 2011- 2012 / Miss Africa PSU 2nd Runner Up 2011-2012
  • Event Coordinating
    • Touch of Africa 2013 Fashion Show
    • Miss Africa PSU 2012-2013 Pageant
    • Taste of Africa 2011 Event & Fashion Show
  • Awards
    • Miss Vogue, 4th Annual Ashe Awards in 2012
  • Activities
    • Master of Ceremonies, Taste of Africa 2012
    • African Student Association Member
    • Decale Bella Dance Team Member
    • Student Multicultural Advisory Recruitment Team Member
    • Model in Fashion Shows, African Student Association & Black Student Union

Archbishop Carroll High School – Washington, D.C. – May 2009

High School Diploma with Honors

  • Honors
    • Cumulative GPA: 3.6
    • Class Rank: 13
    • Honor Roll & Principal’s List Recipient
    • National Honor Society Member
    • Advanced Placement Student
  • Leadership
    • Peer Ministry Leader
  • Event Planning
    • 2009 Prom Committee
  • Extracurricular Activities
    • Poms Team Member
    • Choir Member
    • Drama, The Special Carroll Christmas Carroll Christmas Special
    • Girl’s Soccer Team Manager
    • Softball
  •  Activities (Outside of High School)
    • Competitive Cheerleading, Capital All Stars
    • Piano, Ottley Music School & National Piano Playing Auditions (Local, District and National levels)
    • Pageantry, National American Miss (Maryland 2006 State Ambassador)