Ajak Deng, age 20, was born in Sudan and fled to a Kenyan refugee camp with her parents and 7 siblings 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. In 2005 her family was given the opportunity to move to Australia. Ajak quickly began modeling, making her debut at the 2008 Melbourne Spring Fashion Week. Ajak was one of the breakout stars of the SS10 Paris shows, booking Chloe, Givenchy, Gaultier, and Lanvin. She is currently represented by Chic Management.