Hailed as a top supermodel, Brooklyn born and NYC-based model Afiya Bennett was discovered at age 18, when she competed on hit modeling show, The Face, on Team Naomi. Afiya has since gone on to exceed all expectations in the fashion industry.
From staring in elite campaigns for Nike, Fenty Beauty, Mac Cosmetics, Maybelline and Levis to being featured in editorials for Vogue, Grazia, L’officiel, Glamour, Marie Claire, Essence and Self. Afiya has built a very impressive portfolio. Afiya is also a Global Brand Ambassador for Fiji Water, taking Fiji worldwide and acting as the spokesperson and headliner of their new #FIJIFIT Sports Cap Launch in NYC.
When Afiya isn’t busy traveling across the globe for modeling work, she spends her time blogging, sharing modeling tips, fitness tips, skin care/beauty as well as her fashion and style. Afiya is also an active participant in charity work, walking in the annual Breast Cancer Walk, delivering blankets to babies in Neonatal Intensive Care, and is involved with the “Make A Wish” charity.
In 2018, Afiya has expanded her brand, adding host and actress to her resume. Afiya hosted the 2018 Make-A-Wish Gala in NYC, the Ocean Drive Magazine Event during Miami Swim Week, and most recently, the FIJI Water x Soul Cycle Launch Event.
Being raised by two educators as parents, Afiya is a strong believer in the value of education and has recently completed her degree in Media and Business Management at Arizona State University.
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