Dedicated to the first stranger we photographed, though Eelaine never once felt like a stranger. There was something exciting and intriguing, almost ethereal, about the fact somebody we didn't know wanted to be part of our work. Not only did Eeleaine's interest and involvement show an encouraging, heart warming level of open mindedness about the youth we wanted to connect with, our work together also served as a gateway to Serique working with more and more talented, beautiful people. 

Also she's a fucking G, here's her insta: @eelainekwok .

Shot & edited by Tarique Kareem Al-Shabazz