Model Danielle Herrington features on Sports Illustrated cover

Feb 14, 2018, 16:28 IST | ANI

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit revealed its new cover star for 2018 edition on Tuesday ' Danielle Herrington

Danielle Herrington
Pic courtesy/ Danielle Herrington's instagram account

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit revealed its new cover star for 2018 edition on Tuesday ' Danielle Herrington.

The 24-year-old model has become the third black woman to land such opportunity to grace the cover of the magazine's annual issue, after American television personality, Tyra Banks in 1996 & 1997 and pop-queen, Beyonce in 2007.

The cover photo was shot in Harbour Island in Bahamas by renowned photographer Ben Watts.

The cover-feature is the model's second appearance in the magazine, after her rookie feature in 2017's Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue.

Herrington, a native of Compton, California, was feeling 'emotional and excited' on this accomplishment, as quoted by Sports Illustrated.

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