As soon as we decide on a path to achieve our goals, we will be tested—and Warsuma was no exception. Determined to become a successful model, Warsuma immediately had obstacles thrown in her way, testing her resolve. She faced those challenges, and in the end, every encounter, whether good or bad, helped shape her journey. Warsuma shares stories of everyone she’s met—from Michael Jackson and Elizabeth Taylor to Truman Capote and Karl Lagerfeld. Each one had a unique spirit, and each had something to teach her about never giving up and never backing down. These lessons became the stars she followed to her destiny. Amina Warsuma’s new memoir offers readers a glimpse of some of the world’s most renowned artists and designers. And even while she was part of such an illustrious crowd, Warsuma learned that the most important path was her own.
Amina has succeeded in authoring an inspirational memoir about her life as an international fashion model whose life has influenced so many others. Her journey from the tough streets of Harlem to the high-fashion runways of Paris and New York is remarkable.
Companions on Amina’s journey include fashion-world luminaries, movie stars, and renown artist. Quite a contrast with her life as a physically and psychologically abused child.