If you’re a lover of all things fashion, then you have probably come across teen model, Imari Karanja.

Imari was born in 2001 in Massachusetts to Kenyan parents and didn’t think of modeling till her mother successfully nudged her to give it a try. In 2016, Imari got signed by Metropolitan Modeling Agency in Paris and landed her first job in 2017 during the New York Fall Fashion Week.

For Imari, her first ever job was strutting for big names in the fashion industry such as Marc Jacobs, Prada and Dior, a serendipity that many aspiring models dream of.Imari’s talent was clear to see and before long, she was signed up by the Metropolitan Modeling Agency in 2016. Her first major appearance was at the New York Fashion Week Fall 2017.

She then appeared in Milan and Paris walking for such big names as Marc Jacobs, Christian Dior and Hermes.