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Ajuma Nasanyana

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    Ajuma Nasanyana View off-the-runway photos
    Nationality
    Kenyan
    Birth Date
    January 14, 1984
    Lives Now
    New York, NY
    Known for
    Body, Legs
    Agencies
    DNA
    Muse for
    Vivienne Westwood
    Friends
    Kinée Diouf, Honorine Uwera, Sessilee Lopez

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    Ajuma Nasanyana's Career Highlights

    14 JAN, 1984
    Born in Lodwar, Turkana, Kenya
    2003
    Crowned Miss Nairobi at the Miss Tourism Kenya competition
    2003
    Spotted by a Kenyan model scout at the competition
    2003
    Fourth runner-up in the Ford Supermodel of the World search
    JUN 2003
    Moves to Paris
    2004
    Featured in a catalog for Issey Miyake
    MAR 2004
    Opens and closes the fall Vivienne Westwood show in Paris
    2004
    Considers giving up modeling for a career as an athlete
    JUL 2004
    Visits Little Rock Early Childhood Centre in Nairobi to help children from disadvantaged backgrounds
    2005
    Photographed in an editorial for Elle with Gilles Bensimon
    2006
    Featured in an editorial in Dazed & Confused
    FEB 2006
    Opens the fall Vivienne Westwood show in Paris
    NOV 2006
    Walks in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show
    2007
    Appears in a commercial for Target
    2008
    Juergen Teller photographs Nasanyana for the Vivienne Westwood ad campaign, alongside the designer herself
    FEB 2008
    Closes the fall Martin Grant show in Paris
    2008
    Leaves Ford Models in New York and signs with DNA Models
    JAN 2009
    Walks the spring Alexis Mabille couture show in Paris
    MAR 2009
    Appears in W editorial, photographed by Juergen Teller
    2009
    Becomes one of the faces of Marc Jacobs, photographed by Juergen Teller
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