Fresh-faced beauty Chanel Iman
has taken the modeling scene by storm. At the age of 16, Iman walked the runway for Anna Sui, Derek Lam, Marc Jacobs, Proenza Schouler, and Valentino. As part Korean and part African-American, Chanel is very aware of the importance of diversity in the fashion world. "I don't want to be known as the black model," she said to Teen Vogue
. "I want to be recognized as Chanel Iman, a personality." In 2010, Iman signed a contract with Victoria's Secret and officially became an Angel, officially marking her arrival as a household name.