Norah Jelagat

Norah Jelagat is a name that may not be familiar to many but to her friends and family, it is a name they wish never to forget.

In 2013 Norah emerged the top student in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)

She then travelled abroad to study abroad at Stanford University never to return alive.

Dance with angels! Things you didn’t know about Norah Jelagat

Norah Jelagat,

In a video shared on social media, Norah had said being in Kenya felt like ‘Home’.

‘Before Stanford, I had never gone out of Kenyan.

People are nice but I miss Kenya, the food, the people.

There is a certain feeling you get while in Kenya’ like people are waiting for you. I want to get some experience here and use it when I go back to Kenya’

Photos of Top KCSE 2013 student Norah Chelagat who was found dead in US

Below are photos of Norah during happier times before her apparent suicide.

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The late Norah Jelagat enjoys a photo moment
The late Norah Jelagat and her dad
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The late Jelagat enjoying a friends company
Somebody say Cheeese: Norah and her friends enjoying a selfie moment


Below is the video, which was shot by a classmate of Norah as a project for his film making class. This is the last footage before her demise.

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