Kechi Okwuchi is the Nigerian lady was one of the two survivors in Nigeria’s Sosoliso plane crash in 2005 that claimed 107 lives including 60 Loyola Jesuit College students.

LADIES Only. Read top entertainment, fashion and lifestyle stories on FabWoman presents you 10 facts about the Inspiring young lady.

1.  Kechi Okwuchi was born on the 29th of October 1989.

2. She hails from Orlu in Imo state.

3. She attended Loyola Jesuit College, a boarding high school in Abuja, Nigeria and later graduated with a First Class degree from University of Thomas Houston, Texas on May 16th, 2015.

4. The plane crash survivor who graduated with a first class was inducted into 6 academic honor societies due her extra-ordinary brilliance, after been adjudged the most outstanding student for her major in Economics.

5. She is currently undergoing her MBA in Economics in the same University of Thomas.

6.  Kechi suffered from third-degree burns over 65 percent of her body from the plane crash and reportedly said she has had more than 100 surgeries, including skin grafts in United States as a result of the severe burns she had all over her body.

Read: After 100 Surgeries, Sosoliso Plane Crash Survivor Graduates With A First Class From U.S. University

7. Kechi who was an only child for 11 years said her life changing experience was the birth of her little sister in 2000.

8. She was out of school for 5 years after the plane crash.

9. The phenomenal lady was also a speaker at TEDxEuston in December 2015.

10. Kechi’s voice recently  captured the world. In her audition for America’s Got Talent, she sang Ed-Sheeran’s Thinking Out Loud, with a beautiful voice that brought some members of the audience to tears and left the judges stunned.

Read: Sosoliso Plane Crash Survivor’s Performance At 2017 America’s Got Talent Is The Most Emotional Thing Ever


Kechi Before And After The Crash

Kechi, Her Mum And Sister

Kechi And Dad

Kechi At Her Graduation

Kechi At Americas Got Talent


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  1. goshu shumi June 13, 2017 at 1:19 pm - Reply


  2. Beth August 31, 2017 at 2:40 am - Reply

    I just love, adore and admire Kechi so much. May all of her hopes and dreams be fulfilled, she’s one of a kind

  3. Anonymous September 13, 2017 at 2:03 pm - Reply


  4. Mell September 20, 2017 at 10:59 pm - Reply

    Kechi you are an inspiration to many and hearing your story wow! And your such a beautiful person inside and out And I hope your hopes & dreams come true

  5. bola emi dun September 22, 2017 at 2:19 pm - Reply

    l thanks god for is live becaus she have something she going to do in the life pray fr you we wine in jesus name l lv yuu

  6. Joey October 13, 2017 at 2:12 pm - Reply

    Wow! What a beautiful voice! Your story is so touching. Hope u won the final contest or is it yet to hold? Good luck, Kechi.

  7. Bongy October 14, 2017 at 6:17 pm - Reply

    I just love her. God bless her ❤

  8. Linda October 24, 2017 at 6:37 am - Reply

    What an amazing journey!!! God has a purpose for you Kechi. Love you young lady.

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