An Interview with Gabriel Awudu; Winner of Ghana’s Young Top Models


The Ghana’s Young Top Models is an event organized to foster education, creative lives, (arts and culture) and develop tomorrow’s young models. This year’s event saw Gabriel Awudu emerging victorious among the lot. Let’s have an up close with Gabriel.

Gabriel Awudu, a young man of 23 years of age completed Crown & Glory school in 2010, where his Fashion & Modelling journey started. He was admitted to Presbyterian Boys Senior High School, Legon where he read Business as a programme. After Presec, Legon, headed to the premier University, University of Ghana to purse Business Administration. Along the line, Gabriel dropped and enrolled at the Accra College of Education. The journey continued here with some successes he chalked. Paramount among them were “Mr. Akwaaba” and “Face of Accra College of Education” in the year 2016.

In the year 2018, Gabriel decided to apply for the Ghana Young Top Models where he was selected for auditioning. The journey to the Grand Finale was indeed not easy but by overcoming his challenges He was adjudged the Winner of the Ghana Young Top Models.

Legacybase Online Magazine caught up with Gabriel in an interview:

Legacybase Online Magazine: How was the last 24 hours to the Grand Finale for you?

Gabriel: The last 24 hours to the finale was very important to me. I was a little bit tensed and nervous but I told myself these few words: YES, I CAN and with hard work & determination I was adjudged winner.

Legacybase Online Magazine: What can you say about the Fashion & Modelling industry in Ghana?

Gabriel: In Ghana here, it is not well supported as compared to other countries. Many do not understand what fashion and modelling stands for. Also, there are a lot of politics in the industry hence retrogressing it.

Legacybase Online Magazine: What’s the way forward after winning the Ghana Young Top Models?

Gabriel: I have been invited to the Kumasi Men’s Fashion week and a couple of other programs. We would also be having a fashion show for kids to help us raise funds for our project on how to educate the young men and women to stop or avoid taking in tramadol.

Legacybase Online Magazine: What advice do you have for young models out there?

Gabriel: They shouldn’t let anyone shutter their dreams but rather be focused and hardworking and the sky would be their starting point.

Legacybase Online Magazine: Any last words?

Gabriel:  Special Thanks goes to God Almighty, my mom, friends and my beautiful girlfriend for all the love and support shown. I really appreciate them.

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