The multi-talented, Eastern Cape-born classical music student, @Khens_Kent, inspired Mzansi with her enormous talent and humble motivation. The muso skilfully plays upright bass, piano and sings beautifully.
@Khens_Kent has a passion for jazz music, although she is a student of the classics.
She says she is motivated by her desire to make her mom proud. “Music is my life. I’ve been surrounded by it since I was born,” she gushed.
@Khens_Kent's mother has always been a powerful influence in her life. After her father passed away, her mom was forced to take the wheel and support her daughter. She says her mother was pivotal in helping to ease the absence of her father, Briefly.co.za found.
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When @Khens_Kent made the practical decision of studying towards a Bachelor of Social Sciences, her mother quickly set her straight, demanding that she follow her dreams at all costs.
@Khens_Kent has been inspired by her mother mother’s wisdom and advises other young women to always be true to themselves. She says the energy and love you’re searching for, is already within you.
"Always stay true to who you are. Do not try & change who you are for anyone. In a world where our voices are constantly drowned out you need to be authentic and pure to yourself. Do not lose yourself in the crowd. Everything you need is already in you," she says.
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