Model who has worked with Prada, H&M and Calvin Klein, and appeared internationally in the pages of Vogue.
She was discovered at age 16 at a local Primark by a scout from Storm Models, which also employed Kate Moss.
She has continually spoken out on the difficulties faced by black models, and in 2013 she revealed one racist makeup artist who refused to touch her skin.
Her single mother raised her and her two brothers.
She and fellow British fashion model Naomi Campbell walked during the 2012 Summer Olympics closing ceremony.