For several weeks now, the online world has been abuzz with who the powers that be in Pine Valley would hire to play Angie Hubbard’s adopted daughter Cassandra. has learned that YaYa DeCosta – a finalist in Cycle Three of America’s Next Top Model – has taken on the role!

Yaya was the first runner up during her cycle of the reality television hit and has platformed her role on the show into a successful acting career.