Just another day for graduates with no arms
PETALING JAYA: A physically challenged young graduate gained popularity after posting videos on social media about how he leads his daily life.
Muhammad Zulkifli Nordin, 25, of Gua Musang, who prefers to call himself Zul, was born without arms, unlike the rest of his siblings.
“I use my legs instead of my hands. Of course, there are limits to this, and only then will I ask others for help.
“It’s a huge challenge. But I take it in my stride, ”he said in an interview with mStar – The Star’s Malay portal.
Zul completed his property management studies at UiTM in 2019 and set up the social media account three weeks ago to learn more about video editing and marketing.
His light-hearted videos of his daily life as a person born without arms have caught the attention of thousands of people.
The most watched video clips of him fishing with his feet online.
Zul said he started working as a real estate consultant this year and wanted to use social media to build his personal brand.
“I want to share real estate related videos, but I started by sharing videos about myself first.
“I just wanted to learn how to edit videos and stuff related to it. I was surprised that it caught the attention of many users, ”he said, adding that he had received many questions from people.
He is largely independent and can eat and write with his feet.
He also participated as a runner in the Malaysia Games (Sukma) in Perak in 2018. He is active in football and sepak takraw.
Zul said he never blamed fate, adding that he was grateful for everything he had.
He counseled other people with disabilities like him to be patient and resilient.
“It’s true that this situation will make us more withdrawn and scared but we have to be strong and move forward.
“If you feel that you are not capable, remember that there are many others who are less fortunate than us.
“We have to be positive,” he said, adding that he is always looking forward to the future.