Mara Napa Camp became the epicenter of the #KenyaHomeofHumankind campaign after hosting Hollywood stars and influential black travel business owners.
Nestled in the heart of Maasai Mara, the camp played host to a distinguished group, including Hollywood luminaries Olugbenga Enitan Temitope Akinnagbe and Anika Noni Rose, alongside leaders in the black travel industry.
The entourage was part of a global campaign dubbed #KenyaHomeofHumankind spearheaded by the Kenya Tourism Board through Magical Kenya and Swahili Village which aims to showcase Kenya's unique beauty, diversity, and welcoming spirit.
Born in Washington, D.C., Gbenga Akinnagbe, rose to prominence for his compelling performances across various platforms.
He is widely recognized for his notable roles in acclaimed television series such as "The Wire" and "The Deuce," where his commanding presence and nuanced portrayals captivated audiences. Beyond his acting prowess, Akinnagbe is known for his advocacy work and commitment to social causes. His journey in Hollywood reflects not only his artistic excellence but also his dedication to making a meaningful impact on and off the screen.
Renowned for her captivating performances as an actress and singer, Anika Noni Rose has left an indelible mark on both stage and screen.
She gained widespread recognition for her Tony Award-winning role as Emmie Thibodeaux in the Broadway production of "Caroline, or Change."
Beyond the theater, Rose's voice brought to life Disney's first African-American princess, Tiana, in "The Princess and the Frog," showcasing her vocal prowess.
Mara Napa not only showcases the natural wonders of the Maasai Mara but also actively contributes to the well-being of the local community.