Instant Instagram celebrity, Anok Yai shares story on her rise to recognitionNo Case Matched!
“A friend of mine and I decided to travel to Washington, D.C., to attend Howard University’s Homecoming,”
She and the friend attended Yardfest – the homecoming concert – and on her way to the dorms, the photographer TheSUNK randomly starts taking photos of her. She said:
“After Yardfest ended, I began walking toward the dorms, when a photographer that goes by the name Steve ‘theSUNK’ Hall randomly started taking photos of me.”
“While he was taking down my information, he said, “Today was a good day, and a couple of these photos have the potential to go viral.” I didn’t really think much of it, so I just smiled and went on about my day.”
“It wasn’t until later that evening that I picked up my phone and found hundreds of Instagram notifications piling in,”