"When I think something, I don't usually say it, which is fine," Kendall Jenner wrote on her website and app
“Growing up, I didn’t care that I was shy. I never really cared – I just went with it,” she wrote. “And in some ways, I kind of liked it.”
Jenner, 20, is perhaps the most reserved of the Kardashian-Jenner clan and explained that all of her sisters “are much louder” than she is, so growing up, “it was OK that I didn’t have as much to say.”
“Well, it’s not that I didn’t have that much to say – I just kept it to myself,” she clarified.
“When I think something, I don’t usually say it, which is fine. It’s more that I’m introverted,” she continued. “I never had anxiety about it. I knew it was part of who I am and I owned it.”
Jenner went on to describe how she has worked on being more outspoken since becoming a model.
“I still get really shy easily. But, being in this industry, surrounded by so many people all the time – going to parties and having to turn it on or off – I can almost flip it like a switch now,” she wrote.
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Of course, she admitted the nerves do kick in around certain people.
“I only get shy if I’m around people who make me nervous, which I guess is normal,” she said. “I’m still not much of a talker, but I do know how to converse and communicate. I’ve grown out of it a little bit for sure, but I think that was bound to happen.”
“Even though she’s young … she knows the value of keeping things quiet,” said Kardashian, 31. “She’s really reserved in her relationships and I think we could all learn something from Kendall.”