Hawi Awash was born in Ethiopia and lived in Kenya as a refugee until she came to the U.S. at the age of 7. When she was in high school, she would raise money through modeling to send to low income women in rural Ethiopia. Hawi is a State Honoree in Minnesota, an award she got for being one of Minnesota's top two youth leader and volunteers of 2013. She is a fashion model, a medical assistant and an entrepreneur. She loves good food, working out, traveling and going to church.
Yema Khalif grew up in Kibera slums (the largest slum in Africa) in Nairobi Kenya. Through a scholarship from Road to Freedom, an organization that empowers and educates children living in extreme poverty, Yema was able to come to the US to study Communications and Media at Dominican University of California. Yema is a stand up comedian, actor, designer and an entrepreneur. He loves traveling, working out and giving a helping hand.