The young girl identified as Janet Jumbo hails from Rivers state Nigeria and was born and brought up in Lagos state. She took to social media to share exclusive photos from the shoot and thanked everyone that made it possible for her to achieve such feat.
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LOUIS VUITTON EXCLUSIVE 😎 Can’t believe I’m the first Nigerian model to walk for (@louisvuitton) I’m so grateful to everyonethat made this happened (@raw_models) (@ashleybrokaw) (@nicolasghesquiere) (@imgmodels) I’m the happiest girl on the planet right now 😭 #rawmodelsnigeria#imgmodels#francinamodels
The modelling talent was reportedly discovered by a man called Mr Raphel, while she was returning from church. She is currently signed to Raw Model Management Nigeria, an agency with several models across the world.
The talented youngster is also signed to IMG Models Worldwide, another modelling agency which is home to some of the biggest names in the modelling industry like Alek Wek, Joan Smalls, Kate Moss, Gigi Hadid and a host of others.
Jumbo Janet just recently walked her first show for Louis Vuitton (exclusive) and she is the first Nigerian female model to walk for the brand! Major. She has been to London and currently in Paris and very soon will travel to New York and other major cities.