My name is Rukiya. I am a college student. I am from Michigan but moved to Minnesota two years ago. I love doing makeup and skincare I actually want to be a dermatologist.
What inspires you to be a dermatologist?
I fell in love with skincare at a very young age and I love helping people so dermatology made sense then I did more research and found out how there was a lack of people of color in the field. So I just knew that I wanted to be a part of the change.
What is some words of wisdom you live by?
“Don’t let the doubts of your mind kill the flame your heart desires” and The struggle you in today is developing the strength you need tomorrow”
What is a moment in your life that was life-changing for you?
When I hit rock bottom and wanted to commit suicide.
What is a way you would like to contribute to the world?
I want to make a difference in the ways I can I give as much money as a can to those in need and help the homelessness
Last question how do you feel about life?
Life is just a battle and everyone’s just trying to get through it