WomanPower: Akhona From Model to CEO.

Updated: Jun 24, 2020

Akhona the "Dreadlockprincess" started as a model and now runs her own modelling management agency Nefertari models.

Akhona “Dreadlock Princess” Kom

Akhona “Dreadlock Princess” Kom (born 11 July 1993) is a South African model and social entrepreneur. She was the first face of Media Mania in 2012 and that’s when she pursued her modeling career. She is known for her prominent dread, being too short for modeling and her inspirational modeling story.

Akhona has featured in various national brand magazines, billboards, beauty products and TV commercials. Akhona is the founder and owner of Nefertari Model management, where she develops and markets new and experienced models. She completed her Bcom Business Informatics degree with UNISA in 2018.

She is also a COSY Graduate, which is an entrepreneurship Programme by The British Council. She is a woman who believes wholeheartedly in supporting other people. 

The impact that she’s trying to create is to offer models more opportunities and for them to feel empowered and confident to take on the next challenge of their careers.

Akhona runs the Nefertari Model management


Follow Akhona on social media:

Instagram: @akhona_dreadlockprincess

Twitter: @Akhona_ladyAK

Facebook: Akhona Dreadlockprincess

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