Nationality: United Kingdom
Discovered at age 14 in the county of Torquay
before moving to London while in primary school.
Favorite shoot, her first Steven Meisel shoot for
Vogue Italia. At age 16, became the youngest
model to appear on the cover of British Vogue. First
show was opening Anna Sui in New York. In 2004,
won the best model at the British Fashion Awards.
Christy Turlington and Cindy Crawford are her
favorite supermodels. Currently at Cambridge
University. Charity work is very important to her,
working with Water Aid, The Ethical Justice
Foundation, Education Africa and M&S's Plan A
green initiative. Just started acting. From
Spring/Summer 03 to Spring/Summer 08 walked in
181 fashion shows. Favorite books: Emily Bronte's
Wuthering Heights and Joseph Conrad's Heart of
Darkness. (all info from Zainab Jama interview from
i-D Magazine, March 2009).
American Vogue (Editorial)
published: September 2010
photographer: Sebastian Kim
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