Pride Of Congo: Josianne
Josianne believes sheâ€™s blessed, being paid to do what she enjoys, which is modeling. She hopes that one day, after a thriving career, she can contribute towards improving the lot of her compatriots in the Congo
Where She's From: Stylish and beautiful Josianne J. was born in whatâ€™s now The Democratic Republic of Congo, formerly Zaire. â€œI was born in a city near Angola and southern part of the Atlantic Ocean border called Matadi,â€? she tells The Black Star News. â€œI came to USA when I was two to escape trouble back home.â€?
The young lady was raised in Olathe, Kansas, her three brothers by my aunt and pastor, uncle Joe. â€œI was forced to move to Houston when I was 11 and that was best thing that's ever happened to me. I learned how to be a woman just by living alone from age 12 in Houston. Persistence and dedication are the keys to success.â€?
Josianne attended George Bush High school and looks forward to college. â€œI have a traveling bug so I don't know what city I want to park my horse at,â€? she says. â€œI will be going to school to perfect my French, fashion and business.â€?
Where She's At: Josianne believes sheâ€™s blessed, being paid to do what she enjoys, which is modeling. She hopes that one day, after a thriving career, she can contribute towards improving the lot of her compatriots in the Congo. â€œMy uncle tried to speak out in the 1980s about the Congo fiasco but the fraudulent government invited him to dinner and poisoned him,â€? she recalls. â€œI am willing to stand up for what I believe in even if it means me losing my life in the process as well.â€?Â
Josianneâ€™s background has prepared her for every challenge life presents, she says. â€œIf you say you can't or lose hope, you can already say goodbye to whatever it is you're trying to attain,â€? she warns. â€œPositive mental attitude is the answer to everything.â€? Josianne is now working with renowned photographer Ted Viens for a new series of pictures that she believes will elevate her to the next level.
How does Josianne prepare to step out? â€œLip service, Miss Sixty, Victoria's Secret and my own clothing,â€? she explains. â€œMakeup: Loreal, Victoria's secret, Anna sui, Scott Barnes because they never make me break out nor are they too oil. Scott Barnes has the best foundation in the universe. Perfume: Victoria's Secrets Very sexy for her part 1 and Body by Victoria, every time I wear those scents people go loco!â€? she laughs.
Josianneâ€™s Words Of Wisdom: â€œNever say you can't. Don't give in. Respect your elders. A quiet response such as ignoring ignorance is much more powerful than shouting matches.â€?
Josianneâ€™s Secrets Of Success: â€œBelieving in yourself and never giving up. One door closes and another one opens.â€?
Josianneâ€™s Favorite All Time Three Movies: â€œThe Gods must be crazy, Any Bruce Campbell movie and most scary movies, including the old Bella Lugusi black and whites.â€?
Josianneâ€™s Favorite All Time Three Books: â€œI have too many...â€?
The First Three Things Josianne Would Do As President Of USA: â€œLegalize marijuana, stop world hunger, and create peace in every country by taking out all evil dictators and exploitative bad governments.â€?
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