Lupita Nyong’o, a Kenyan beauty by way of Mexico City, graces the cover of DuJour‘s 2013 Winter edition.
The burgeoning actress’ foray unto the big screen occurred in her debut role as Patsey in Steve McQueen’s latest film 12 Years a Slave. As such, Lupita, a graduate from the Yale School of Drama, has garnered quite a bit of Oscar buzz.
In her cover story for DuJour, Lupita says about her breakout role:
I still pinch myself sometimes when I think about it. I never thought this possible my first time out.
Read full interview on Dujour.com. 12 Years a Slave is in theaters now.