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Yaya DaCosta

DaCosta in September 2010
Born Camara DaCosta Johnson
(1982-11-15) November 15, 1982 (age 34)
Harlem, New York, U.S.
Alma mater Brown University
Spouse(s) Joshua Bee Alafia (m. 2012; separated 2015)
Children 1
Modeling information
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Hair color Black
Eye color Brown
Manager Ford Models

My parents were very active in the Civil Rights Movement. My father was a Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) worker; my mother was a secretary with the Panthers.
Yaya DaCosta
Happiness is the bomb cosmetic! When I’m smiling, sometimes I’m giving thanks for all the things I have rather than worrying about the things I don’t.
Yaya DaCosta
I try to make my mood uplifting and peaceful, then watch the world around me reflect that mood.
Yaya DaCosta
I feel at home in a lot of places, but I am truly an African-American.
We had already planned my wedding when my brother passed away in 2012. When you’re grieving, you don’t necessarily want to think about something like that, but my brother told me that he wanted me to, so we went ahead and did it.
Yaya DaCosta