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 plays April Sexton in the 2015 NBC series Chicago Med.
She was Ivy-League educated, having focused on African Studies at Brown University.
She was fluent in five languages, including Portuguese, French, Spanish, and Japanese.
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.