Maje scoops Miss Pedleen Stars Botswana crown

Maje scoops Miss Pedleey Stars Botswana
Maje scoops Miss Pedleey Stars Botswana

Aspiring young model, Puoeng Maje is Miss Pedleen Stars Botswana queen after being crowned recently in Palapye. The 10-year-old from Mmaphashalala village, who is a Standard Six pupil at St Mary’s Primary School in Tlokweng, said she started her modelling career in 2021 at Beauty Hub Academy. She later on joined Glory Modelling Academy where she currently trains.

“In 2022 I was crowned Miss Cross Country first princess. The very same year, I was crowned Little Miss Junior Idol World Botswana second princess and I represented Botswana in Thailand for Miss Junior Idol World 2023 where I was awarded Rising Star. When I was Miss Pedleen Stars Botswana Queen under the Pearl category it was mixed emotions for me. I was excited and scared at the same time.

The new crown means so much to me,” she explained. Maje further pointed out that winning the crown was a big deal for her as it proved that her hard work and commitment had paid off. She added that she is going to use the crown to look for sponsors for her project, Puoeng Anele Maje Trust Fund. She explained that the project aims to give back to less privileged children and also to train young girls in modelling. “The support I get from my family and friends keeps me going. My dream is to bring back an international crown home that is why I work so hard.

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