Ndukwe Nkeiru Whitney is the founder & CEO of Face of Glamorous Queen. She hails from Nkwerre LGA in Imo state and a graduate of Imo state University studied History and International Relations. In this interview with Fourwall Magazine, she talks about her pageant brand and the future.
WHAT INSPIRED THE ESTABLISHING OF YOUR PAGEANT BRAND?
I have always been a lover of fashion and style never thought about it as a profession but life gave me a way to start new life to impact young aspiring models out there.
WHICH YEAR WAS FACE OF GLAMOROUS QUEEN FOUNDED?
Face of Glamorous Queen Pageant Brand was established November 2019, its first edition and we crowned 3 Queens. it was my first experience to start up my own pageant brand.
WHAT ARE THE CHALLENGE MANAGING BOTH THE BRAND AND THE WINNERS?
it’s takes a very strong, calm and hardworking being to endure and learn from others though it was a bit tough at first for me but when I began to learn from friends it helped me in handling my brand.
TELL US 3 FACTS PEOPLE DON’T KNOW ABOUT YOU?
I’m a fashion lover, I love dancing, playing lawn tennis.
IF YOU HAVE THE POWER TO CHANGE ONE THING IN THE PAGEANT INDUSTRY, WHAT WOULD THAT BE?
Actually I must say the only thing I will love to change in the pageant industry is that of trying to bribe or having sexual intercourse with contestants in other to make them become a Queen that is so very wrong in the pageant industry at large.
WOULD LIKE TO KNOW WHAT MAKES FACE OF GLAMOROUS QUEEN DIFFERENT FROM OTHER PAGEANTS?
Well , Face of Glamorous Queen Pageant Brand is not just an ordinary brand it is a brand that promotes , empower and equip the Nigerian girl child its unique, outstanding and we do our best to try to accommodate all female genders be it you are tall, short, slim, fat, chubby, fair or dark we don’t discriminate it’s a brand for all.
DO YOU HAVE ANY REGRETS SINCE YOU STARTED YOUR PAGEANT BRAND?
Absolutely no regrets at all though a lot of challenges occur but I give Glory to God the brand is still standing strong no blackouts can make me regret my brand I had the passion of starting up the brand and I will fulfill it with all my heart.
WHAT DOES YOUR BRAND LOOK OUT FOR WHEN SELECTING YOUR WINNER?
First of all, politeness and addressing yourself matters a lot first secondly we look for those intelligent active contestants that really have the passion for modelling, activeness during our online camping matters a lot, legit followers and likers, commenters matter too during voting all these counts when selecting our winners. A beauty without brains doesn’t count at all as a Queen of Face of Glamorous Queen you must be ready and able to represent outside we look out for girls with such potentials, determination and drive.
WHO ARE YOUR ROLE MODELS?
My role model is my Mom
WHERE DO YOU SEE YOURSELF IN THE 5 YEARS?
I see myself working with big brands like that of Guinness, Lush hair, MTN and lot of other organizations becoming a commercial model and also having to establish my brand into a live pageant brand.