Mehdi won the Danish championship in boxing when he was 18 years old, however he doesn't hold a Danish citizenship, therefore cannot vote and needs a VISA each time he wants to travel from Denmark.
Mehdi and his colleague patrol in Brabrand during an evening shift as community workers. He wants to be the role model he never had.
Mehdi also work as a trainer in boxing for children in the community.
Mehdi came to Denmark from Iran when he was 6 years old. His brother introduced him to boxing.
Mehdi on his way back to the office after a late nights shift. “I think about Iran a lot,” he says. I think every immigrant wonders where you belong. Not knowing where your home is.”