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10 questions for the NEW male face of Melanin Wonder 2019

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Two months ago melanin wonder had the coronation of the new male face of melanin wonder. The 1st runner up stepped in the shoes of Terence Munzemba, who unfortunately had to step down from his title, due to personal circumstances. We now proudly introduce the new male face of Melanin Wonder, Lester Wilson!

1. Who are you if u had to describe yourself? 

Who am I?! I think this is one of the hardest questions alive…. Hmm, I am someone who is growing and learning a lot, trying to find my balance, while I am exploring my talents as I go. I am a student of life, very conscious of myself and trying to be of everything around me. I am someone who has a lot of curiosity (which can be my biggest problem sometimes) but yeah, I love to get inspired by people and hope to inspire someone one day as well.

2. What is your heritage and age and where did you grow up?

I was born and raised in Rotterdam, but my parents are from the Caribbean. My mom is from St. Lucia and my dad is from Curacao. I am now 25 years old.

3. What are some of your biggest passions?

Good question… to start I have unconditional love for basketball, it is a sport where I fell in love with since watching the movie Space Jam for the first time, I think I was 6 or 7 years old at that time. But I started playing it when I was 16. To me it was an outlet, it was a way to express myself as an art form. The sport helped me a lot to grow as a person and it improved my health a lot, ball is life. Another great passion to me, besides basketball, is architecture, sometimes spaces and buildings can make you feel a certain way, some buildings somehow inspires me and architecture literally shapes the world, that´s what I like the most about it. I love creating or designing in general, whether its really making something out of nothing or writing, creating art or doing something with technology and innovation. I just love the respected fields of fine arts trying to find my fit.

4. Why did you apply for the face of Melanin Wonder?

Well, as I am exploring my talents, Melanin Wonder seemed like an amazing opportunity to grow as a model and to find other ways to express myself. It was an opportunity to expand my modeling portfolio and to gain more experience. I wanted to connect with more people, with more creatives to see where we can make some changes or make a difference.

5. What does the term melanin wonder mean to you personally?

Melanin Wonder, hmmm… When I think about it, to me it means, if I had to dissect both words, Melanin to me means directly, people with a bit of color, no matter what shade or tint they just got IT. And wonder I translate it to literally a wonder, a miracle, a unicorn or one of a kind. Just really WONDER-full and lovely.

6. How would your friends describe you?

I really don’t know haha but I think they would say that I will bring positive calm energy or very aware. But I don’t really know for sure.  

7. What are some of your favorite songs at the moment? 

Pfooeee. though one, at this moment I listen to a lot of underground/ up and coming artists, from rap to Hip Hop, R&B, etc. most of them in English, as long as it vibes I can listen to it. I listen to Dani Deleigh and Chris Brown easy, to Ty Dolla $ign and J.cole with purple emoji and just a whole lot more to name.

8. You have a startup, tell us more about it.

Yes, thank you for asking. The company name is Purpose. I want to create/develop smart mirrors to really add value to peoples lives. To help them focus on their Purpose in life and to provide them with tools which remind them of it. We focus on the people, the next leaders of today. We believe in changing the world starts with changing ourselves

9. How will Purpose impact the world?

We are going to change the world, we are not only developing a new tech product, a smart mirror, but we are building a movement around it. This is going to be a revolution in our daily lives and we will have an impact by directly trying to change the way we think about and view ourselves and the world around us. Follow us to understand the movement. With every step closer, everything will become clear.

10. What tips do you have for those who want to start a business in tech?

If you have a great idea that will benefit the people/world and/or, the earth or other living beings, go for it. Now tech is becoming and already is a big part of our daily lives, I find, that it should be an extension of our greater self, where we as humans are limited, technology and innovation take its place, but it should be in harmony with our existence. It must have a positive impact and it should suit/have a Purpose, (pun intended) 😛

Where can people find you? Social media handles! Linkedin?

People can find me on:

We are starting a new movement and where we want to create some changes starting with ourselves and I want everyone to join me

Lester Wilson

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The Faces of Melanin Wonder 2021 ARE..?!

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The journey ends here

“I am honored to be part of this competition”

“We are the next generation!”

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Supermalt NL – Final Results of the Melanin Wonder commercial challenge

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Allereerst: Wow dit is niet normaal! Dit hadden we echt niet verwacht, we dachten 7 simpele filmpjes te ontvangen maar in plaats daarvan zijn het 7 goed uitgewerkte producties geworden. Onze complimenten! Wij vinden jullie allemaal heel getalenteerd en een aantal van jullie heeft vrienden en andere mensen uit jullie netwerk ingezet die ook allemaal super veel talent hebben. Mochten we ooit een Supermalt commercial op gaan nemen dan zijn jullie allemaal aangenomen! Iedereen heeft duidelijk goed gekeken waar Supermalt voor staat en ook goed laten zien wie je zelf bent. 

Kort commentaar op elk filmpje, op volgorde van binnenkomst:

 

Nina

Je hebt een positieve en energieke (energie die je met het flesje overgeeft is een leuk detail) video gemaakt, die goed laat zien waar Supermalt voor staat en je liefde voor fashion goed laat zien. Die blik naar de danser die je het flesje Supermalt geeft: priceless! Je hebt een leuk team om je heen verzameld en een aparte locatie uitgekozen.

 

Mach

Jij laat goed zien dat je ook zonder een team van visagisten, dansers en cameramensen een leuke commercial kan maken. Je hebt een duidelijke boodschap gekozen, Supermalt geeft je energie, en deze op je eigen manier uitgebeeld.

 

Sabienne

Een positieve en energieke video met een boodschap: in deze tijden moeten we extra lief zijn voor elkaar en elkaar af en toe een opsteker geven (in dit geval in de vorm van een flesje Supermalt). Alles waar Supermalt voor staat komt terug in je video. Leuk detail zijn de reggae kleuren van de kleding, Bob Marley is ons onofficiële boegbeeld. Je vrolijke uitstraling maakt de commercial compleet.

 

Heera

Jij wordt gewoon Supermalt in je commercial, de Supermalt kleuren spatten van het scherm en van je gezicht. Het artikel dat je leest is een leuk detail. Je blijft dicht bij jezelf: je inspiratiebron (je moeder) doet ook gezellig mee en je brengt de hechte band tussen jullie goed in beeld.   

 

Afranina

Wat een power video heb je gemaakt, met de krachtige gesproken boodschap en beelden in het begin en het feestje dat los barst op het einde. Je hebt alle Supermalt waarden door elkaar gemixt en er je eigen draai aan gegeven. De dans van het hele team is super goed, leuk detail met de Afrikaanse doeken. Precies wat we verwachten van “the next generation”!

 

Zele

Zo wat een gedetailleerd en goed uitgewerkt script, mocht je ooit even uitgekeken raken op het ontwerpen van kleding dan ligt er een mooie carrière als actrice op je te wachten! Je hebt veel leuke details toegevoegd zoals de gekleurde sokken en de vergelijking met koffie.

 

Ruben

“De laatste Supermalt is voor mij” is een thema dat op onze socials regelmatig terugkomt. Dit heb je erg leuk opgepakt en uitgewerkt. En op het einde toch lief samen delen, dat zien we graag!

 

Onze winnaar is:

We hebben gekozen voor Afranina. Een hele krachtige commercial die op alle vlakken goed in elkaar zit en zich positief onderscheidt van de rest door de gesproken boodschap. Proficiat met je prijs!

 

En omdat we zo van jullie inzendingen onder de indruk zijn hebben we last minute besloten om ook een tweede prijs toe te voegen. Deze, en het hieraan gekoppelde bedrag van € 100,- gaat naar Sabienne.

 

We willen iedereen graag heel erg bedanken voor de inzendingen, we hebben van jullie genoten. Heel veel succes in de competitie, voor ons zijn jullie allemaal winnaars!

 

#LIVEUP

 
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WINANDA PINAS – FROM REBEL TO ASPIRING TYCOON – FACE OF MELANIN WONDER 2020

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Winanda is a 22-year-old beauty, hailing from French Guyana. This year she became the face of our brand, and may proudly call herself the face of Melanin Wonder 2020. Together with the other 3 faces, she represents the ‘next generation’ of our platform.

Growing up in The Netherlands, in Mijdrecht, she had an adventurous childhood. She is the youngest of 5 ( 2 brothers and 2 sisters). Winanda had an adventurous childhood, hunting for the thrills of life..you could say she was a little rebel. Her mom focused on bringing her kids on the right track. So Winanda had 2 choices, be a kid on the streets, or make something out of her life.

She decided to shape up and give herself the best shot she can in life, so she decided to work for the newspapers and run a newspaper district. This way she could safe for her future goals.

She was a girl of many talents, she knew how to braid her from a young age, so she also earned money by braiding hair. At a young pre-teenage she was already making 40 bucks, including travel allowance. Little did she know, she was planting a seed, for her business plan, 10 years later

LEVEL UP , Level up, LEVEL UP

Level up by Ciara, is the Themesong of her life, according to Winanda.

Fast forward 10 years later to 2020, and we can say that she is a serial entrepreneur. Level up, Level up, level up, YES GIRL!

What she is up to? 2 things! Educating people on financial freedom  & launching her haircare business. She will be educating the public about financial freedom. Teaching you everything about the future about money i.e. DAGCOING / Cryptocurrency & Network marketing. With the knowledge, she has acquired by joining the SUCCES FACTORY, 2 years ago.

In addition to that, we will be keeping a close eye on her, with her Youtube channel about natural hair care. Subscribe to her Youtube channel -> HERE

 

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