Ataui-Deng Hopkins

    Posted on 8:13am on Wednesday 2nd December 2015

Ataui-Deng Hopkins, also known as Ataui Deng (born 3 November 1991) is a Sudanese American model who began her fashion career at the age of 17 in 2008.

 

Ataui-Deng Hopkins, also known as Ataui Deng (born 3 November 1991) is a Sudanese American model who began her fashion career at the age of 17 in 2008.

As the niece of Alek Wek, she began her career linked to her more famous aunt though her youth quickly became the aspect that the media focussed on.

She is from the Dinka ethnic group in South Sudan, and left for San Antonio, Texas in 2004 just one year before the civil war in Sudan came to an end. She currently lives in New York City.

 

 

Ataui-Deng Hopkins, also known as Ataui Deng (born 3 November 1991) is a Sudanese American model who began her fashion career at the age of 17 in 2008.

As the niece of Alek Wek, she began her career linked to her more famous aunt though her youth quickly became the aspect that the media focussed on.

She is from the Dinka ethnic group in South Sudan, and left for San Antonio, Texas in 2004 just one year before the civil war in Sudan came to an end. She currently lives in New York City.

 


  

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