Kenyan makes history by emerging Mr Deaf 2016 title winner

Mr Deaf International 2016 Calvin Vogefu Musalia displays his trophies at Nation Centre in Nairobi on Monday. PHOTO | EVANS HABIL | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Calvin won the pageant held in Las Vegas, USA, between June 30 and July 9, becoming the first Kenyan and African to hold the crown.

  • Calvin decided to give it a shot and, as luck would have it, he was declared the winner.

  • As the title holder, he was selected to represent the country in Bulgaria in 2013 but lack of funds would work against him.

  • Calvin was born in the late 1980s in Utawala, Nairobi, to Meshack and Anne Musalia from Sabatia, Vihiga County.

Calvin Vogefu Musalia is the new Mr Deaf International 2016.

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