Shaekagale Shanicece “Tami” Williams is a Jamaican-born high fashion model based in New York and the definition of black beauty.
Williams was born in St. Elizabeth, Jamaica and was raised by her mother, Carlene McLeod, a single mother who had five children. she originally attended Black River High and lived in Gazeland, St Elizabeth. Williams was discovered at age 11.
She was discovered by Deiwght Peters, CEO of Jamaican-based agency, Saint International Jamaica Limited.
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She has walked the runway for Chanel, Marc Jacobs, Alberta Ferretti, Gucci, Valentino, Maison Margiela, Calvin Klein, Balmain, Lanvin, Emilio Pucci, Roberto Cavalli, Hermès, and Dolce & Gabbana.
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