Ola Lafa: 2017 Judge

Afua Sam

Ola Lafa is an international author, motivational speaker, philanthropist, real estate mogul, and actor. He’s known for welcoming many of Africa’s most prestigious public figures and celebrities to the DMV area. His deepest passion lies in is his work in real estate. From that empire, stems all other facets of his business. LAFA MEDIA PRODUCTIONS INC is his entertainment empire which includes reality TV production, public speaking and giving back to the community. His most exciting platform is his TV series, This Is Your American Dream where he grants a family in need a new home customized by him and his production team. Having been a man tested intensely in life, Lafa has quite a story to tell. His first autobiographical book, With Me Everything is Possible , is available on Amazon. The book is full of experience, wisdom and action; thus serves as a huge inspiration to all, as he has literally come from the bottom and persevered to the top.