Excellence is a tricky idea. Despite to what extent the familiar proverb has shown us that it lies according to the onlooker, we’ve given the media a chance to characterize it for us for eras. Be that as it may, one Senegalese young lady has opposed the world’s taken care of meaning of magnificence and we’re totally adoring it.
19-year-old Khoudia Diop, who was once ruthlessly bullied for her complexion has now taken the world of modelling by storm. The young girl considers herself a ‘Melanin Goddess’ and she’s got an Instagram following of over 254k who seem to agree with her.
“I was teased a lot growing up, because of my skin tone,” says 19-year-old model Khoudia Diop
“And now even online sometimes, people will make comments”
“Growing up, I faced it by confronting the bullies”
“They nicknamed me darky, daughter of the night”
“As I grew, I learned to love myself more every day, and not pay attention to the negative people”
“The message I have for my sisters is that how you look doesn’t matter, as long as you feel beautiful inside”
“One of my goals is to make all my dark-skinned sisters out there laugh at those with their “beauty standards””
Khoudia only started modelling 2 years ago when she was just 17, but she already has over 235k followers on Instagram
“If you’re lucky enough to be different, don’t ever change”