#254 Pride: Lupita Nyong’o

Lupita Nyong’o has made history & flown the Kenyan flag so high by becoming the First Kenyan to be nominated for an Oscars and Winning it too!!! She won an award for Best Supporting Actress for her role ‘Patsey’ in the film 12 Years a Slave. The humble actress who turned 31 last Saturday, attributes her success to hard work, family and great team i.e producer Alexander McQueen and fellow actors and actresses.

“…no matter where you are from, your dreams are valid.”

Lupita gave an emotional speech after her win and concluded it by saying  “…no matter where you are from, your dreams are valid.” Hongera LUPITA!!!!

Watch her acceptance speech below:

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