Name: Mj Yamba
Social Media Handle/Username: Twitter @MjY_Mwelwa
Introduce Yourself/Tell About Yourself: My names are Mwelwa Joseph Yamba, my close friends and family call me mj. Am black, am Zambian, am African, a creative, a believer, a digital marketer, a human resource personnel by profession, a father, a hustler, a seeker of knowledge, a star wars and Dc comic nerd, i am the ”IT” example of an average Joe. i grew up in the front row seat of my dad beating the living black outta my mom, cheating on her, abandoning me and my sister after she passed, child physical abuse etc but it wasn’t all bad i have a bible full of legen-wait-for-it…dary childhood epic stories whilst growing up in this part of the world. i would say the definition of me paired with my history and present would be fragile man(sometimes), villainous(sometimes) or superhero(most of the times or at least i try lol).
What Inspires You Every day? : LOVE: The beauty of life, to see my daughter grow and be happy, The concept of falling in love, the sacred moments of worship and praise to my God, to see my dreams come true, to witness the testimonies of hope and triumph in other peoples lives, to do what i love to do and discover more about the meaning of life.
What is some words of wisdom you live by?: I live by the mantra of empathy; to do unto others as i would love others to do unto me. it’s all bout forgiveness and love y’all.
What is your ultimate goal in life? : To get old or die knowing that i lived, i failed with no regrets of trying, i loved, i wept, i laughed, i smiled, i created, i inspired, i forgave, i learnt and that i made a difference.
How have you been during the pandemic and how has it affected you? : Pandemic has been rough on me I’ve had highs but the lows kinda spartan kicked me but hey i still keep the faith. a year ago i got a good job I’d say my almost dream job but the company had to shut down due to the pandemic so yeah that sucked.
What is a message you would like to give others? : That every man/woman has two important days in his/her life; the day you were born and the day you discover why you were born.
What else would you like to tell others about you or your life?: I am human, and I evolve every day.