Yaya DaCosta, a Vissa Favorite, is an actress and model from Harlem, New York. She is a smart cookie who attended Brown University to study African American Studies and International Relations. She also happens to speak Portuguese, French, Spanish, and conversational Japanese.
Yaya finished second on Season 3 of ANTM and her career sky rocketed, modeling for Garnier Fructis, Oil of Olay, Radioshack, and Sephora. Her film and TV credits are extensive. She appeared in All My Children, Ugly Betty, and Take the Lead.
Her hair is naturally majority of the time. The beauty of her locks is the flexibility. She plays with her coils from wearing it up or down, straightening naturally, or just wearing an all out afro. Her style and essence is truly admirable.