Ogechi Ibekwe is from Nigeria (West Africa). Born to an Igbo father and a Yoruba mother; She spent her growing up years in Lagos and Ile-Ife. She describes Yoruba as the most passionate language next to Spanish. “Oge” as she likes to be called migrated to the United States In 2011 and tried a corporate stint before falling back on her first love – Poetry, Art, and Fashion… The name Lina OAK is the acronym of her given names – Evalina, Ogechi, Ayobamidele and Kike. She has 2 siblings- Temidayo and Victor Ibekwe.