16-year-old Janet Jumbo becomes 1st Nigerian model to walk for luxury fashion brand Louis Vuitton

16-year-old Janet Jumbo becomes 1st Nigerian model to walk for luxury fashion brand Louis Vuitton

There is no doubt that Nigerians are a resilient bunch and many citizens of the country, would do their best to take top position in everywhere they find themselves.

Such is the story of a 16-year-old female model who has become the first Nigerian to walk for renowned and highly respected fashion brand Louis Vuitton.

The young girl identified as Janet Jumbo hails from Rivers state Nigeria and was born and brought up in Lagos state.

She took to social media to share exclusive photos from the shoot and thanked everyone that made it possible for her to achieve such feat.

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Jumbo posted saying:" LOUIS VUITTON EXCLUSIVE Can’t believe I’m the first Nigerian model to walk for (@louisvuitton) I’m so grateful to everyonethat made this happened (@raw_models) (@ashleybrokaw) (@nicolasghesquiere) (@imgmodels) I’m the happiest girl on the planet right now #rawmodelsnigeria#imgmodels#francinamodels"

See her post below:

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Some of her followers took to the comment section to celebrate her feat. See comments below:

garrett_sampson: I just had a look at your photos. Your perspective is normal but composition is great! Just wanted to say ✌

tz_jummy: í'm really so happy for you girlfriend

onoriodeobaka: Congratulations girl

mark_nito: GO GIRL

The modelling talent was reportedly discovered by a man called Mr Raphel, while she was returning from church. She is currently signed to Raw Model Management Nigeria, an agency with several models across the world.

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The talented youngster is also signed to IMG Models Worldwide, another modelling agency which is home to some of the biggest names in the modelling industry like Alek Wek, Joan Smalls, Kate Moss, Gigi Hadid and a host of others.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously gathered the report of a 12-year-old genius who has become the youngest kid to be offered admission into Oxford University. The young boy was also named among some of the smartest kids in the world.

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Source: Legit Newspaper

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