Stori Yangu presents: John Kiarie's story!

12 February 2017
On our premier of Story Yangu, we shine the spotlight on an artist, activist and politician: John Kiarie, also known as KJ!

John Kiarie, otherwise known as K.J. has lived through harrowing experiences since a tender age. He survived the loss of his mother at a tender age.

John has always been an activist, and the son of a local politician aligned with the opposition of the day. His gift of the arts began at a very tender age, as he grew in suffering and poverty he remained creative, optimistic and very positive in life: he kept smiling. Beginning his school life at Kileleshwa Primary school, he had challenges speaking Swahili as he only spoke is vernacular Kikuyu. this did not deter K.J

 K.J became a cartoonist of note in high school and later in the media after he graduated school. As a Student at Kenyatta University K.J studied Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art and participated in drama and acting.  

A finalist of the Kenyatta University Talent Star Search, K.J and his friends were catapulted to fame when he and his friends coined the first political satire comedy show - Redykulass and the rest, is history. 

Now an ardent politician, John Kiarie is a force to reckon with, a passionate patriot of Kenya and indeed, an exceptionally accomplished Kenyan! 

Check highlight videos from our interview with him on Stori Yangu HERE and HERE, and don't miss the repeat 8:30 pm!

Next on Stori Yangu, Kevin Bahati is our guest! Catch the Show every Thursday at 8pm on Maisha Magic East, DStv Channel 158 and GOtv Channel 4!

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