Keeping up with the Wests – What you didn't know about Vivian Kenya and Sam West

  • PublishedMay 6, 2019

Vivian Kenya and Sam West graced our May cover and we must admit, they were all sorts of fun and giggles.

We caught up with them to find out what makes them tick, what inspires them, matters music, family and everything in between.

Grab a copy of Parents Magazine to find out more about them.

5 Things you didn’t know about Vivian Kenya

True roots

Exotic hybrid of half Maasai half Kikuyu – grandmother is Maasai while the grandfather Kikuyu

Feels most comfortable in…

She loves wearing t-shirts, jeans /sweat pants and sneakers

Makeup journey

She started wearing makeup in her adult years

Source: Parents Magazine Africa

Childhood aspirations

Wanted to be a lawyer when growing up

Food things

Loves healthy foods – salads, green teas, no sugar, grilled foods over fried anytime

5 things you didn’t know about Sam West

Sporty Sam

Rugby player in high school

Christian traits

He used to be a chapel warden in Nairobi school.

Source: Parents Magazine Africa


He was also a school prefect.

Favourite food

Nyama choma all day, any day!

Thoughts on music

Believes music is a powerful tool that can change the society if well harnessed.


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