Meet the man

behind Victoryforu

Darius Smith (Victoryforu) is a British fashion & lifestyle blogger and YouTuber who also loves to write, dance and inspire.

From a young age, Darius has been passionate about being creative. At just 9 years old, he danced in front of 8,000 people in Slovakia and his parents believed in his talents 100%.

His parents have both come from creative industries which have influenced how he has been nurtured. When he came to his parents about the inspirational blog and brand idea, ‘Victoryforu,’ the rightfully challenged his plan. Just like any business plan, they questioned his idea. This stimulated Darius’ business mind. After an evening of conversations and prayer, Victoryforu was founded on 5th February 2011.

After self-publishing 2 poetry books at 13 years old, Victoryforu went from strength to strength in his pursuit to inspire all young people to be the best version of themselves. His blog led to his love and interest in social media. He uses it to inspire, show styles he loves and to help others.

Darius got involved in local politics whilst still being in secondary school, this helped him to discover his love for event planning and fundraising. In subsequent years, he planned two charity dance showcases raising money for Children in Need and Project Trust. Amongst his other passions, he is now a trustee for Oxfordshire Youth

After dancing on big stages of up to 100,000, working with Oxford Fashion Studio and styling models, he is establishing his multifaceted brand as one that has youth, inspiration, creativity and faith at its heart. He will continue to find new ways to grow his business to help others to be victorious every day.

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