One picture transformed this young woman’s life

Street style photographer Steven Hall had been shooting the homecoming weekend celebrations at Howard University in Washington D.C. for five hours when he spotted Anok Yai.

He immediately knew she had something special.

This single picture of Yai took her Instagram followership to over 100k

Anok Yai, who came to the US in 2000 as a refugee after her family fled the Sudanese genocide, has now been signed to Next Models and is the subject of a write-up by Vogue.

Yai, a Plymouth State University student is pursuing a degree in biochemistry and hopes to become a doctor.

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