16-Year-Old Boy Rocked a Red Gown to Prom and His Classmates Were So Excited for Him

Prom in high school is like the Met Gala, and it is a big deal. It is time for you to put on your best attire and make an impression on your fellow students. When Korben, a 16-year-old lad, was given the opportunity, he chose an eye-catching sequin jacket top and a flowing skirt to go with it.

An accompaniment to the two statement-making items was a large red bowtie, bright red lipstick, and a glittering crown. The folks surrounding Korben were as delighted as he was to show off his unique sense of style.

His schoolmates and teachers at Harleston, Norfolk, England’s Sancroft High School encouraged him. His mother tweeted a picture of him laughing and posing.

As a mother, Green’s original tweet was meant to show her kid “living his best life” and to highlight what it looks like when someone is free to live their truth. The images of Korben that she sent to one of his idols on RuPaul’s Drag Race, Michelle Visage, went further than she ever imagined.

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They became viral thanks to the efforts of his mother, Nina Green. One of Korben’s heroes, Michelle Visage, praised his appearance and self-assurance.

As a thank you from Green, she also mentioned that she is allowing her kid to have a life that is true to him.

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