Too often, in the pursuit of a goal, we encounter obstacles that we believe are insurmountable, but most of the time, it is the individuals themselves who create these walls. The harshest judges are always ourselves, we give up at the first difficulties, thinking that we will never be able to achieve our goal. When you try to realize your dreams, you have to try, by all means, to turn them into reality. It doesn’t matter if you fall, in these moments, it is essential to get up.
This woman with Down syndrome chose to go beyond the limits imposed by society and worked hard to achieve her dream, and her commitment paid off. Let’s take a closer look at his journey.
Sofia Jirau is a 24-year-old Puerto Rican model who has had the courage to challenge the usual norms. Too often, when it comes to beauty, certain standards are determined. Fortunately, some people don’t give up and decide to fight for their dreams. This young woman is also the first model with Down syndrome to walk the catwalks .
Sofia’s dream has always been to become a model, but she would never accept failure. That’s why, along with her family, she worked hard to show off on social media. It all paid off, so much so that her Instagram profile caught the interest of fashion designer Marisa Santiago, who invited her to New York Fashion Week. That evening, she realized that it was only through her dedication that she had been able to achieve this goal. Since that day, she’s come a long way, so much so that she even walked for Victoria’s Secret .
“I achieved my dream, I want to help other people and show how I shined. I worked so hard to get here. I finally became the first Victoria’s Secret model with Down syndrome! I I have to thank my parents who have always supported me in my efforts”, underlined the young woman.
Her secret is to set goals and strive to achieve them. Its new goal is to promote inclusion in the fashion industry . She wants to try to break down all those walls that usually isolate people who differ from the norm, so that people realize that variety is what makes the world wonderful .
What do you think of his great success?