Nigerian model and former Miss West Africa USA 2012/2013; Mitchell Rhuada was flawless on the cover of Zen Magazine's February "Valentine" issue.

The former beauty queen was garbed in a traditional red headwrap and leopard print jacket complete with a statement neckpiece, bronzed make look, dramatic brows and lush plum lips; she was the epitome of elegance.

Rhuada, a full time computer science student at Georgia State University started modelling at 15 years old and won the Miss West Africa USA pageant in 2012/13.

She was photographed by Atlanta based photographer Kareem Quow.

Credits:

Photographer: Kareem Quow

Make Up Artist: Candace Caldwell

Hair Stylist: Brandy Andrews

Fashion Stylist: Raeven Murphy

Body Paint Artist: Ashaunti Thompson