Portraits of the Homeless

This collection of compelling images taken by Lee Jeffries are the result of a self-taught, self-funded photographer who’s single experience with a homeless woman in London drove a passion and life mission. He seeks to raise awareness and funding for the homeless through his work.

She spotted me and started shouting, drawing the attention of passersby,” Jeffries says. “I could have just walked away in an embarrassed state, or I could have gone over and apologized to her.” He chose the latter, crossed the street and sat with the woman. The eighteen-year-old, whose complexion indicated she was addicted to drugs, told Jeffries her story: her parents had died, leaving her without a home, and she now lived on the streets of Londonmore

By Lee Jeffries

– Harry Akakpo

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