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VIDEO: US-Based Kenyan Woman quits Engineering Job to Become a DJ

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Follow your dreams no matter what! That seems to be the motto that guides Anne Mong’are.

The US-based Kenyan woman who quit her engineering job to become a full-time deejay says she does not regret the move.

Anne  alias DJ Mochi Baybee, talked about her love for the decks during a recent interview with People Daily.

The lady, who resides in Minnesota, was born in Nairobi but raised in Migori, Kisumu, and Kisii before her family moved to the US in 2009.

“I relocated to the US when I was 16 years old after completing high school in 2009. My mother won the American Green Card and we relocated,” she said.

The 27-year-old says she did not have an interest in deejaying until she met a DJ who challenged her to become an entertainer, a proposal she initially rejected.

“When I had my nine-to-five job, I felt that something was amiss, so I started indulging in more side hustles. I took flying classes, hosted events, and was just still digging until one day a DJ noticed that I paid attention to him every time he messed up.”

“He told me to try deejaying, but I refused. One time, in particular, he was showing my boyfriend how to DJ and I happened to pay attention. It looked pretty easy.”

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“I tried it and he recorded and posted that video on Facebook and the comments on Facebook made me do it,” Anne says.

This was the turning point and the beginning of her career as a DJ, and three years later, she has never looked back.

“I saw how music made people feel. I would not have changed this path if I had a choice to do so. Three years later, I am excited to take it to another notch. It didn’t and never has felt like work to me, but I consider this path a calling, and I’m looking forward to seeing what God has in store for me.”

“I had to do both engineering and deejaying for a while but I decided it was best to put all my energy into one thing so I can be more successful. Believe it or not, you can make more money as a DJ than as an engineer while enjoying the freedom to travel the world and have a peace of mind of being self-employed. However, you have to be willing to work for it as there is always competition.”

Asked whether her parents supported her decision to become a deejay, Anne said they were initially skeptical.

“Are you kidding? No Kenyan parent would ever be happy that their child stopped working as an engineer to become a DJ. My parents were no different. My dad was more understanding, but my mum prayed for me every day,” she adds.

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What challenges does she face as a female DJ? “I am aware that I have to work twice as hard as the male DJs to remain relevant. When I go to a club to play music, people often are not used to having female DJs and they become skeptical,” she says.

 

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Deep-dive Analysis: Studying Master’s At University Of South Florida

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BY BOB MWITI,

Have you ever wondered what it takes to study your master’s  in America?. Well, in this episode of Success With Bob Mwiti Show, I take a deep-dive analysis of taking your master’s at the University of south Florida. If you like my work, please subscribe to my YouTube channel.

A Little Bit About Me!

I am a former international student in USA and I am a senior IT consultant in the areas of Oracle EBS Financials and Robotics Process Automation (RPA) here in USA. I am the programs director of Appstec America – A consulting company based in Tampa, Florida, USA.

I’ve been blessed to have learned a lot in my career as an IT consultant. My life has truly changed, and I’ve made it my mission to give back and serve others beyond myself. Whether that be helping you to relocate to USA as an international student, train you as an IT consultant, help you start and build your own online business, creating your financial freedom, motivating you to pursue your goals and dreams, to being more productive, to inspiring you to constantly improve yourself.

My mission is to get you to wake up to the unlimited potential within you and achieve what you’re truly capable of through my various self-development training programs.On the internet, I openly and passionately share my life experiences and all of the very best concepts, strategies, tools, and resources that I continue to discover that have made a measurable difference to my life, and will do for you as well.

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Keep your dream alive and never give up! To learn about my company’s amazing programs, please go to;

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Kenyan man goes missing in US, police ask for help in the search [VIDEO]

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LAWRENCE, MASS. (WHDH) – Lawrence police are seeking the public’s help in their search for a missing man, officials said.

Daniel Mwangi, 31, has been reported missing, officials said on Thursday last week October 8 2020,he had previously complained of a headache and was advised to see a Doctor

The last day he was active on Facebook was Friday after which all his electronic devices went off

Anyone with information is asked to call the Lawrence Police Department at 978-794-5900

Anybody with information of Daniels’s whereabout is requested to contact:

Joseph #617 256 9043, Diana #781 475 7420, Pastor Karanja #617 784 5729

or call the Police Department nearest to you.

 

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HOPE: 36 year old man who scored D+ in Kenya now has 5 degrees from US universities!

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BY BMJ MURIITHI

They say when one door is shut somewhere, a window – or even another door – is open someplace else. The story of US-based Mwangi Mukami reads like fiction.

In his own words, the Kenya education system wrote him off when he got a D+ in his high school exams (KCSE). However, upon landing in the US (where, by and large, people are judged by the content of their character without laying too much emphasis on past failures or mistakes), he embarked on a journey to fulfil his educational dreams.

He went back to school and, as we speak, he has just received his fifth degree at the age of 36. Many Kenyans in US can can relate to Mukami’s story. It resonates because many of them – or their friends and family members – had lost hope in Kenya but the United States offered them a second chance. Now they have their well earned degrees which they would otherwise have only dreamt of. We must add a rider here that although there is no doubt that  opportunities abound in the US, you still have to work very hard to earn those degrees.

Here is Mr Mwangi Mukami  in his own words:

BY MWANGI MUKAMI
I have just received my graduate diploma from UC Berkeley. 20+ years ago, Kenya’s education system wrote me off as a failure because I had a D+.
I remember vividly saying to my peers that I wanted to be a policymaker or an attorney. Their response was a burst of collective laughter and sneer. But here I am—five degrees at 36. I hope God grants me a long life, success, and wealth to open doors of opportunities for more D+ students.
For the misfits, the rejected, and the oppressed. Congratulations to my mom. The degree is a reflection of her tenacity. I am grateful and honored to have wonderful brothers and sisters who support and trust my ability to achieve: Elizabeth Mwariri Keyym Peters, Lissa Irvenne Kayte Khulgal Jeph Collins.
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I couldn’t have done it without the encouragement of Kay Ventura, Carol McCrary, and Betty Mc Crary Alarms, And I can’t forget Elizabeth Woods for the many nights she drove to take me to school.

Jim Foti for the countless recommendation letters Joe Beasley for initial grant to attend a community college.

I am because of all these people and I couldn’t be so grateful and honored to have them in my life. For Nick, the next step is a JD.

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