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I Got Turned Away Several Times Because of My Black Skin – Super Model Peter Wiafe Reveals

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AFROSAGES throws the spotlight on Peter Wiafe Junior, a budding upcoming model who is making strides in the Ghanaian modelling industry.

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A model is a person with a role either to promote, display or advertise commercial products, or to serve as a visual aid for people who are creating works of art or to pose for photography.

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Peter Nkansah Wiafe Junior, born on 15 June, is a Ghanaian commercial, photo and runway model. He’s the recipient of several accolades, including “Commercial Male Model Of The Year” in 2016 and 2017.

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Early Life & Education

Peter was born in Kwahu Nkwatia, the second child of his parents, started schooling at De Youngsters in Accra then St. Peter’s JHS and St. Peter’s Senior High. He proceeded to Ho Polytechnic where he bagged a Degree in Sales and Marketing Management (London Center of Marketing).

Career

Peter started modelling back at Ho Polytechnic, where he and his friends would wear the dresses for 3rd year Fashion students and model for them.

In his rise to become a master of that craft, he revealed this to us;

I remember I used to go runway casting several times which I was being rejected, I sometimes cry when I come home, I then asked myself what I was doing wrong that I was rejected several times and then I got a solution, I branding myself very well and capitalized on my “black skin”, and gave myself a stage name “NANA BLAK” , tried to have personal relationship with the key industry players and took advices from their experiences and it worked like magic. Now my name is well known in the industry and a lot of People look up to me.

Peter Wiafe to AFROSAGES
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He took it professionally in 2013. He’s currently freelancing.

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Shows

Peter has modelled at top fashion shows including Mercedes Benz Fashion Show, Accra Men’s Fashion and Glitz Fashion Show.

Designers Modelled For

Peter has worked with some top industry designers like Abrantie The Gentleman, Kustom Looks, Yaabaako Designers, Tsutsublema, and Kwku K Collections.

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Achievements of Peter Wiafe

AFROMA Awards “Commercial Male Model Of The Year” 2016 and 2017.

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Advertisements

Peter has featured in a number of adverts, most notably are Guiness World advert, Beta Malt photo shoot, Out Mosquito Spray advert, Ghacem Cement advert and Ayalolo Bus advert.

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Social Media Handles

Facebook: Peter Darkskins Wiafe Junior

Twitter: Proud_blakk

Instagram: Proud_blak

Looking for a Model to carry out your TVs, Brand Promotion, Runway Fashion and any Commercials look up Peter Wiafe!

Met Peter in your line of work and got any experience to share, drop us a comment in the box below or in the Chat box on this page.

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