Jumbo Janet becomes 1st Nigerian model to walk for Louis Vuitton

16-year-old Nigerian model Jumbo Janet has become the 1st Nigerian model walk for renowned fashion brand Louis Vuitton.

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

Jumbo Janet becomes 1st Nigerian model to walk for Louis Vuitton lailasnews
Jumbo Janet becomes 1st Nigerian model to walk for Louis Vuitton


She said,

“LOUIS VUITTON EXCLUSIVE Can’t believe I’m the first Nigerian model to walk for (@louisvuitton).

“I’m so grateful to everyone that made this happened. I’m the happiest girl on the planet right now,” Jumbo said.

Jumbo Janet was recruited on her way from church when a scout spotted her walking. She was then signed to Raw Models.

Celebrating the feat, Raw Models shared her story on their official Instagram page.

They wrote,

“History has been made again. Scouted this amazing beauty on the street of Lagos on her way back from church with no clue of what awaits her.

“Today, Janet Jumbo is the first Nigerian model to walk the Louis Vuitton show exclusively. We feel nothing but all shades of happiness and we can’t contain it,” they wrote.

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