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Model, influencer, basketball player, Sarah Kpossa is a sparkling young woman who arouses a keen interest. Her face, her appearance and her charisma presage a bright future in the world of fashion. Her popularity on Instagram speaks volumes about her influence with over 150,000 followers. She radiates and inspires an entire generation to which it wishes to transmit a message of hope. LA Weekly went to meet her to discover who is hiding behind this woman with feline beauty and creative ambition.
LA Weekly: Hi Sarah, can you introduce you to LA Weekly?
Sarah Kpossa: My name is Sarah Kpossa, I am 17. Moroccan from my mother, half Central Africa and half Reunion Island from my father. I am from Strasbourg in France.
Can you tell us about your background? How did you get into modeling, how you build your name as a Instagram Influencer and why?
SK: I am in high school studying business, and I wish to continue after that. Modeling came into my life quite recently. I started posting photos on Instagram and got good feedback from my community. Then I was spotted by Chance my manager who saw some potential in me. We have started to work together with the first positive results. I then discovered a passion for modeling.
Which brands have you already collaborated with?
SK: I have worked with several brands like CHANCE PARIS, Sixth June, Pretty Little Thing, Project X Paris, Baby Boo Fashion and many more.
We saw you on a Times Square billboard in New York City. It’s impressive! Can you tell us more about this?
SK: Yes, this is amazing I can’t believe this is happening. My manager used to live in New York, and he made some good contact. He talked about me and what I am doing, and they loved my story, and then this happened. Most of my followers come from New York it seems like a good thing to promote myself to the city that never sleeps. This is something me and my family are really proud of, and I hope the people seeing this are liking it. I hope to come soon to the big apple.
You are also a basketball player. What role does sport play in your life?
SK: Yes, I play basketball since I’m 6. Currently, I play in regional D1. But I am also an official departmental referee, which I really like! Sport plays an important role in my life. It is a family affair that is passed from father to daughter. My father is a coach and gave me his drive to be a player. My siblings also play. Sport is, in my opinion, very important in everyday life to keep in good physical condition and let off steam.
What can we expect from Sarah?
SK: I am willing to make it into business, so I am launching KPOSSA BEAUTY, my cosmetic brand so stay tuned. Also, my manager has a luxury clothing brand, and we are going to prepare my collection. I have a lot of projects in the move so follow me to see how it is going.
A word for your followers?
SK: To all my followers thank you so much for your support. You have been with me from the beginning, and I hope you are enjoying the way I am evolving. You are the best and I love you all.
Follow her journey on Instagram @sarahkpossa
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