Tafari has another vital feature in addition to his dreadlocked hair and his speech ability: His hair is detachable. Jackson created this trait with a specific end in mind.

Tafari is more baby-friendly without his hair because, as hair is frequently “in the way for babies,” it gets in the way. Tafari also understands that many youngsters suffer from hair problems like alopecia or cancer treatment-related hair loss, which make them lose their self-esteem and confidence. Tafari admires these children by telling them they are gorgeous just the way they are, according to Jackson.