Model and actress who finished 2nd on the 3rd season of America's Next Top Model. She later parlayed this into a successful film career.
She was fluent in five languages, including Portuguese, French, Spanish, and Japanese.
Both she and singer Sean Altman studied at Brown University.
She was Ivy-League educated, having focused on African Studies at Brown University.
She was born and raised in Harlem, New York. She married Joshua Bee Alafia in 2012 and took his name. In September 2013, she had a son named Sankara.