Jalang’o is a man that is full of joy and happiness at the moment. The comedian who co-hosts the Jeff and Jalas show on Hot 96 has being able to translate an idea into an something tangible.
He began building the house last year and he finally debuted his beautiful mansion in the village which he informed us was his first house thereOne of the captions on his social media read:
Simba is that first house you build in shags… The boy’s cave. Shags… Simba. The small projects that just make you happy.
Jalang’o is proof that hard work and the will to succeed can be rewarded even in a corrupt society like Kenya.
He hard such a humble upbringing lives that his dad had to fund-raise in order to send him to high school where he wore his first pair of shoes. He once disclosed that:
At Lake Primary where I went to school, we had different classes of people. We had the rich who would show up in school with black shoes, socks and even a tie then we had the guys in middle clJalang’o is a man that is full of joy and happiness at the moment. The comedian who co-hosts the Jeff and Jalas show on Hot 96 has being able to translateass who would afford rubbers and then there were some of us who couldn’t totally afford the shoes. So we resorted to either slippers while some of us went for Akala. Akala are shoes made from tires. They were cheap and that is what I used to wear to school. In the assembly, you would see the divide, the kids in Bata shoes and socks, those in shoes without socks and those wearing the Akala and slippers…I didn’t wear shoes for 15 years.
Mc Jessy TBT
Jalang’o isn’t the only comedian to enjoy the fruits of his labour. MC Jessy also had to persevere when he first started hustling.
He used to make and sell mandazis. Now look how far he has come.