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As A Harvard Student & Rising Fashion Icon, Here's How Aoki & Ming Lee Simmons Are Carving Their Own Paths

As the only children of Russell and Kimora Lee Simmons, Aoki and Ming Lee Simmons had very big shoes to fill. The product of the co-founder of Def Jam Records and the internationally-renowned fashion model-turned-Baby Phat founder, the two girls are also part of the greater family legacy that includes their famous cousins (including Angela, Vanessa, and Diggy) and legendary uncle (Rev. Joseph “Run” Simmons, aka one-half of the legendary Hip-Hop group, Run-DMC). You might say that Aoki and Ming were destined for greatness from birth. Fortunately, they didn’t disappoint, and today, they’re successful women and entrepreneurs in their own right. One is even Ivy League-educated (And, as Kimora Lee put it, she got there on her own merit — not because of her family name or other connections)! Regardless of whatever else goes right, or wrong, in the case of Russell and Kimora Lee, we can all agree that Aoki and Ming Lee Simmons — their two daughters — are doing their part to keep the...