Former Bachelorette Nazanin Khanjani is leaving 2016 behind her and is focused on a strong mind and body in 2017.
The 26-year-old who fought for love in the Bachelorette house and made her boxing debut has turned her attention to the competitive world of bodybuilding.
Khanjani had a fortuitous meeting with successful Auckland businessman and mentor Daniel Parsonage — one of three directors of Snap Fitness, Queenstown — at the end of last year, which has now enabled her to take her hobby into the professional arena.
The fitness fanatic turned to body building not long after winning her debut fight last October against Bella Henry.
“What started as a hobby has turned into my No 1 passion,” Khanjani told Spy. “When I got advice from Daniel, it was the support network I needed to have the confidence to help me turn pro,…