Tell us about yourself
My name is Michelle Kendy. I am 10 years old. I go to Green Cottage Academy in Kahawa West and I’m currently in Class Five.
When did you start doing acrobatics?
When I was three years old. I just started doing moves such as somersaults. My parents did not like this because at one point I broke my hand. They discouraged me from doing the moves but I would not stop.
When my parents noticed that I had a talent, they started nurturing it. You are also a model, tell us about that I started modelling when I was five years old.
I liked how models walk and dress. In 2015, I participated in Little Miss Kenya contest where I emerged first runners up and also won the best talent category.
Who trains you on acrobatics?
When I won the best talent category for showing my acrobatic skills during the Little Miss Kenya competition, I got a scholarship to train at Sarakasi Dome in Ngara.
Where do you showcase your acrobatic skills?
During beauty pageants, in school, and sometimes I am invited to perform at Kenya National Theatre.
How do you balance school and acrobatics?
On weekdays I focus on my studies, and train during my free time.
What’s your favourite subject in school?
I love maths, I just enjoy it.
What are your other hobbies?
I like dancing and swimming.
Where do you like hanging out during your free time?
At Thika Road Mall (TRM). I really like the games they have.