Before the light bulb moment
“Growing up, I was no different to any young person going about their life and doing their best to get good grades so they could get a well-paying job. Now, with the benefit of hindsight, I realise that I’ve always been a fashion and hair entrepreneur from a young age. I’m a self-taught seamstress and fashion designer; and I’d always do people‘s hair on weekends. Back then, I treated it as a side hustle that brought in extra money.
Fast-forward to my tertiary days and I studied Quantity Surveying. My maths teacher’s son was one and she had recommended the course. I didn’t know the course existed until I enrolled. Upon researching the field, I figured Quantity Surveying would be a great fit seeing that the built environment (construction) was something I’d grown up around.