Introduce yourself, who are you, what is it you do, etc?
My name is Mashok Kenneth, I’m 21 years old and from cross river,Nigeria. I live and school here in Nigeria and a student of the university of Agriculture, Abeokuta. I’m a singer and a peer navigator for iCARE Lagos University Teaching Hospital and currently taking online classes for customers service representative and Data analysis.
What inspired you to want to pursue your career in these fields?
I am a humanitarian, and so every little opportunity I get to help people I’d always makes sure I participate 100%. So helping others in my career inspires me.
What is one way you’d like to make an impact in someone’s life or the world in general?
To some extent, I think I am already.
I mentioned I work with iCARE which is a program that helps HIV reactions adolescents and I don’t plan on stopping anytime soon and also show kindness to everyone who I come in contact with.
What was some challenges you faced to get to where you are now?
As at 2019, I’d say they are majorly financial struggle couple with health struggles and depression during the pandemic where I had to pause every activity in my life for 2 years just get back to my head space.
What is a positive message you would like to tell others to have some encouragement in doing what you are doing now?
My favorite quote is “No condition is Permanent” cause certainly all of those struggles would come to an end and take every day as it comes and a step at a time and the best is yet to be.
What goals do you have in the next 2-5 years?
I still have around 3/4 in the university. So I’d like to be done with that.
Last question what other things would you like to people about you?
Personal wise, I just want to be happy. Career wise, I’d like to venture into music.