Character Profile: Yasmin

Now that I have introduced you guys to what my novel is about, I thought I’d introduce you and tell you more about the main character: Yasmin.

Character profile: Yasmin

Name: Yasmin Berkani

Nicknames: Yas, most commonly but a few select people call her Mina

Age: 23

Religion: Islam

Nationality: British/ Algerian. Yasmin’s parents moved to Britain from Algeria before she was born.

Place of birth: Enfield, London. Yasmin’s parents initially settled in London and then moved to Luton when Yasmin was 2 years old.

Currently living: Luton

Qualifications: 2:1 BSc Hons psychology degree

Siblings: one older sister named Sara

Best friend: Halima, whom she met on her course at university

Current Occupation: support worker on a mental health ward

Dream Job: Islamic counsellor

Languages spoken: English, Algerian Arabic, Classical Arabic, some French

Favourite colour: dark green

Favourite flowers: tulips

Favourite surah of the Quran: Al-Insan

Favourite drink: Latte

Favourite meal: an Algerian dish called Reshta; consists of noodles, chicken and sauce

Favourite book: A Thousand Splendid Suns – Khaled Hosseini

Favourite season: spring

Sense of humour: sarcastic

Hobbies include: reading, studying Qur’an and Hadith, drawing, doodling, walking.

Favourite animal: Fox

Favourite place: Cherchell, a place in Algeria where Yasmin and her family would regularly (most summers) go to visit family.

I hope you enjoyed reading about Yasmin. What do you think of her from this? If there’s anything else you would like to know about her, I may or may not be able to divulge this… but ask in the comments and we shall see.



  1. Oh yaay finally got to know more about Yasmin (Nice to not-actually-but-kinda get to know about her!) ❤
    I assume she'll have a reflective and throughtful personality from what I've read read, but I can be totally wrong so maaybe you could please us with that info?

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