She was born in Sudan and fled to a Kenyan refugee camp with her parents and four brothers and three sisters in 2003 after civil unrest erupted. During that time her mother passed away from malaria and she became the mother to her six month old sister. By 2005 her family was given the opportunity to move to Australia, Ajak has not looked back. She quickly began to model and made her debut at the 2008 Melbourne Spring Fashion Week. since than she has been in high demand in Australia and abroad. Ajak Deng is taking over the modeling world. With legs for days and her killer signature buzz cut, the IMG-signed model’s resume is impeccable. Deng has been in international runway appearances for Givenchy and Valentino couture in Paris, Lanvin for H&M in New York, Topshop in London—and the Aussie’s latest gig, as on of the face’s of Humberto Leon and Carol Lim’s first Kenzo campaign.