Model, presenter, and branding student Keitumetse Naomi Noinyane is more than just a girl in a weave; her time in the media business has shown how hard work and determination pays off.
She’s made music video appearances with popular artists such as Khuli Chana and Kwesta and modelled for big magazines like True Love and Nubian Bride, just to name a few. That’s not all though. K.Naomi is also a talented presenter and recently she got a shot at showcasing her bubbly personality on Channel O’s interactive music show iRequest Editions.
“My life hasn’t changed at all since I got the Channel O gig, difference is my hustle has got better“, stated Naomi.
Naomi has been part of the media scene for a while, so her new TV gig doesn’t come as a surprise. She made the necessary moves that landed her the opportunity of gracing our television screens. With that said, she has faced a few ups and downs during her rise on the success ladder. She never had it easy and has always had to prove she is more than just a pretty face.
“I hustled my ass off for the Channel O thing. I was always nagging a friend of mine (Thomas Gumede) that if anything comes up please hit me up! And eventually he did. That’s how the opportunity sort of came about.”
K.Naomi image means she is usually considered as the “popular pretty girl” and that means she had to struggle to stand out from the other girls. “Getting gigs for modelling, TV and so forth was kind of hard because I was always told that I look like another Minnie, Boity or a Bonang. So I really had to prove that I’m different so that I can get these opportunities and advance my hustle.”
Being on music videos also has it’s advantages and disadvantages. It obviously gained her the necessary reputation so that she was able to become a regular model who would be called for some of the most popular videos.