Sofía Jirau is a model and influencer from Puerto Rico, the young lady recently walked the New York Fashion Week and made all the headlines, why? She has down syndrome! Take a look at her rocking the catwalk!
The new model affirms that: “Inside and out there are no limits. You can accomplish your dreams too!”
Besides from being a now successful model, Sofia also has her own brand! The brand called Alavett which means "I love it" currently sells -shirts, phone cases and more! The Puerto Rican girl has dreamed to be a model and a successful businesswoman since she was only five years old, we can say that she accomplished both of these goals.
Her next dream is to finally meet her idol Jennifer Lopez. She revealed to People magazine: "I want to meet Jennifer Lopez. I like how she dresses and how she is. I love all of her clothes. I love her songs, her CDs, her photos. Everything”.
Sofía is becoming an inspiration to all the other people who were born the the same chromosomes as her. True beauty comes in all shapes, forms and chromosomes!
Already several brands have reached out to her to form partnerships.
The model is only 22-years-old and still has a lot to prove! She revealed in an interview : “I’m going all over the world,” she said. “There is no fear. In and out, there are no limits. I’m not scared of anything, eso se va pa’ la calle.”
What do you think of the beauty industry opening its doors to different people? We are happy to see all kind of beauty on the catwalk!