Nigerian contestant Anthony Nweke and Nanie Memeh, who represented both Nigerian & Liberia have won the Mr & Miss Face of Africa USA contest, out of 14 contestants vying for the crown.
Nanie Memeh, 24 comes from a dual African cultural background. She has two Bachelor’s Degrees; Political Science and Law & Justice, a Fashion Marketing Certificate and is currently concluding her Masters in International business. Her African Inspired Fashion line was featured at the ‘Vogue to Africa’ Fashion show in Arlington Texas the night before the pageant.
23 year old Anthony Nweke, on the other hand hails from Enugu, Nigeria. He is a graduate of the University of Houston with a degree in Biology and minor in health. He is currently in medical school.
About 350 attendees witnessed Africa at its best as the young men & women showed off their talents, swimwear/fitness with their African flags as wraps.
The night climaxed with the top 5 finalist in the Q & A category which left the crowd on the edge of their seats.
The event featured dynamic performances by South Sudanese artist Pay Johaanes, audience interactive drum beats by Baba Kwasi and Afro Hip Hop dance group Dtwon Fellas.