Growing up in Blackburn, AJ and her family were very much a minority. Her vibrant Nigerian family culture and appearance resulted in her being bullied and feeling isolated.
As she grew older, she gained perspective on her differences, realising they weren’t weaknesses, but her actually her greatest strengths.
However, even today, she acknowledges that, annoyingly, self-doubt can still get under her skin.
AJ believes no matter who you are, where you’re from, what you look like, we’re all worth it.
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