How Determined Visually Impaired Man Overcame His Challenges to Become Top DJ

How Determined Visually Impaired Man Overcame His Challenges to Become Top DJ

  • Andre Bryam is a visually impaired man who has triumphed over his physical disability to become a top disc jockey (DJ)
  • In an interview online, he disclosed that he became blind at the age of one due to an eye procedure that went amiss
  • Bryam has attributed his rise from gloom and despair to making a living from his country's music industry to God

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Andre Bryam became visually impaired at age one due to an eye procedure that went awry, but his condition has not deterred him from living his passion.

The 26-year-old has triumphed over his physical limitations to establish himself in his country's music scene as a top sound system operator/disc jockey (DJ).

Bryam grew up predominantly with his mother, who singlehandedly raised him. He decided very early that he had to overcome his physical challenges and find a way to make a living to support himself.

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Andre Bryam
How Determined Visually Impaired Man Overcame His Challenges to Become Top DJ. Photo credit: Jamaica Gleaner
Source: Facebook

Working as DJ

Professionally called DJ Squeezer, Bryam plays songs from three ‘banger’ phones through an amplified speaker box at parties in his community of Top Jackson in Bog Walk, St Catherine.

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In a recent interview with Jamaica Gleaner, he disclosed that he relies on his job as a DJ to make ends meet. He attributes his talent to God.

Bryam indicated that he sometimes wonders how he made it this far and he only sees his Maker's hand at work.

Watch his video below:

Blind Lady Becomes First Person to Graduate with Accounting Degree from PSU

In a similar story, previously reported that in 2018, Sam Biyazin graduated with an Accounting degree from Portland State University, PSU, becoming the first blind student to attain the feat in the establishment.

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The Ethiopian-born inspired many with her pioneering achievement as she paved the path for people like herself and abled students alike.

Originally, Biyazin was not born blind, but an accident left her visually impaired at age four, according to Devon Haskins of KGW News.

Ghanaian Mom of 3 Graduates with PhD in Molecular and Cell Biology

Also, previously reported that a mother of three from Ghana, Wilhelmina Annie Mensah, has graduated with a doctorate in Molecular and Cell Biology from the University of Ghana.

According to Wilhelmina, the past six years have been a great learning phase for her. And, her years of dedication and commitment to her goal have paid off.

She achieved her master's in Medical Biochemistry at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Ghana before heading to the University of Ghana to pursue her PhD.

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