Beija Velez / Flaunt x Strike Oil

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There's no stopping Beija Velez, whether it's in the creative fields of modeling, consulting, designing, music curation, or on the basketball court.

The Atlanta-born, LA-based creative has modeled with a variety of clients including Rihanna’s Savage x Fenty Lingerie, Nike, Adidas, Converse, Tommy Jeans, and more.

Photographed by Sam Roberts

Photographed by Sam Roberts

Velez has additionally flexed her communication skills as an on-camera personality for Complex Media, where she's interviewed personalities as varied as J. Balvin, A$AP Ferg, Linkin Park, and many others.

She has also had the honor of speaking on a panel with Spike Lee on behalf of Jordan brand, and has been featured on major platforms such as Coveteur, Business of Fashion & Hypebeast.

Velez's styling and consulting clients include Ciara and Usher, and last year she dropped her Friends-and-Family exclusive shoe in partnership with Adidas. More recently, Beija revealed her own basketball character in the NBA Live video game.

Check out Beija's film, which asks: "How do you Strike Oil?" in celebration of the Strike Oil FW20 collection, then pop over to a panel Beija participated in with Strike Oil Founder, Nats Getty, and fellow creative force, Chantel Jeffries.

Photographs and Flaunt Film by Sam Roberts