The Year That Was... Traven Tjirimuje

Traven Tjirimuje, armed with a degree in Public Relations and Advertising from Cyprus International University, exudes vibrant energy and enthusiasm. His strategic acumen and global outlook serve as invaluable assets in transforming brands within the FMCG, telecommunications, and finance realms. With leadership qualities and a creative drive, he fuels the innovative development and design processes.

The Year That Was... Traven Tjirimuje
Traven Tjirimuje

2023 was… An amazing year professionally and personally with its challenges testing my character that made me stronger and a better vision of myself. 2023 made me realize that you have to be your own supporter and not to prove anything to anyone but to yourself.

2024 will be… Even awesome year for me as I will continue to push myself to grow professionally, chase opportunities, and put myself out there in the world.

Last three things you spend money on? Bought paint for my house, 6 pack of draught, and food at Rocco mamas.

Last text you sent? “Thanks, liefie, love you and be good. “

Best Dressed Namibian of 2023? (TravyT and Ngumee Tjaondjo)

2023 in a X (tweet) “Grateful to see December again and for my life.”

2023 taught me… To appreciate life more as it's deep, to love myself, smile more, and do what makes me happy.

What 2023 took away from you? My dog went missing, not everyone is your friend and family will always like you when you only flourishing.

What song dominated your playlist in 2023? “Na Enjoyment by Waters”

What put Namibia in the spotlight this year? Waters winning music awards in SA and Miss Namibia did us proud at the Miss Universe pageant.

Namibian holiday destination? Omaruru Game Lodge

Namibian disruptor of the year? I don’t pay attention to disruptors.  

Most overrated thing in 2023? Following trends is overrated

2023 highlight? My birthday surprise party, my vacation to Cape Town & being invited to a Judge at MTC Windhoek Fashion Week Fashion Pitch Night & attending MTC Windhoek Fashion Week for the first time.

Last thing that gave you sleepless nights? When I lost my dog, I did not sleep much for a few weeks.

Biggest blooper of the year? Petelina Frans & Tori

A book you will recommend to a friend/family? Light Seekers by Femi Kayode

Namibian brand of the year? KOVA

Your preferred social media platform? Instagram