Kheris Rogers isn’t even a teenager yet, but she’s already the boss of a business that has sold tens of thousands of T-shirts.
Her fashion label, Flexin’ In My Complexion, is a clothing line with a positive message about feeling comfortable in your own skin.
She launched her brand in April last year. Since then she has made more than $200,000, become a Nike brand ambassador and was the youngest designer to be featured at New York Fashion Week.
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