Yaya DaCosta (real name Camara DaCosta Johnson) was born on November 15, 1982 in Harlem, New York, USA. She is an actress and model.
She finished her studies at Northfield Mount Hermon School and Brown University and graduated in May 2004 with a degree in International Relations and Africana Studies.
She participated in the Cycle 3 of America’s Next Top Model and after she that signed contracts with Models 1 and Ford Models Agencies.
She modeled for Sephora, Interview Magazine (April 2006), Essence Magazine, CharmaineLouise, Jewel Magazine, DJA Clothing Company, Issac Mizrahi, and Target and did commercials for Radioshack, Garnier Fructis, and Lincoln Townhouse Commercial.
For the past seven years, HauTeFashionAfrica.com has stayed the foremost African Fashion Website, exhibiting a taste for the cultural tempered with an appreciation of the varied degrees of influence by the west in today’s fashion.
Well, it’s no news that African Fashion has been received extremely well locally and globally, but that makes us think, what is next after the promotion? How better can we communicate and assist the progress of African Fashion as we have done in the past?
We have our ideas, which we are looking forward to implementing, but…
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