Name: Owen Mlaba
Social Media Handle/Username: Facebook Las Za IG : owen mlaba
Introduce Yourself/Tell About Yourself: Am a young man from Pongola with a vision of owning a big clothing shop one day under my established brand called LAS (Life After School). I was born in a small town in rural area called Pongola situated in the North of KwaZulu-Natal.
What Inspires You Every day? : Waking everyday with good health inspires me that i can do things differently and seeing people wearing and appreciating the little things i achieves in spires me. When i get calles and sms’ses from people who wants to order some of the items we sell keeps me going because it reflects to me that people love what i do.
What is some words of wisdom you live by?: “If you stay longer at the Barber shop at the end of the day you will have your hair cut”
What is your ultimate goal in life? : I want to see the LAS clothing label doninating globaly with the big gogs and havin gvmore 5 headquarters in the next comming 10 years
How have you been during the pandemic and how has it affected you? : The pandemic has affected us so badly in a way that we some of the orders were canceled due to unstable income from our customers. But we are still operating even thore its not the same as before the pendemic but we are positive that some how this will end as well.
What is a message you would like to give others? : Believe in what yourself the only person who knows you better is you, you need yourself to lift yourself up and pull yourself up and chase that dream.. Qualification or no qualification, the first step begins with you.
What else would you like to tell others about you or your life?: There is Life After school… Just find it.