Danielle Herrington is making waves on Sports Illustrated Swimsuit’s new issue. She made her way from being a rookie last year, to landing the cover this year. Check out more facts about this beauty below.
- She is only the third black woman to be featured on the cover of the sexy special issue. Herrington says she’s always looked up to Tyra Banks and her outstanding career. Tyra and Beyonce are the only other two black women to ever be on the cover of Sport’s Illustrated’s Swimsuit Issue. The team at SI recruited Tyra to help give Danielle the good news.
2. Danielle is totally shy. Danielle just started her modeling career a year ago and her very first pro shoot was for last years Sports Illustrated’s swimsuit issue. The SI editors say, “She’s an extra hard worker and a natural brand ambassador. All those things separately don’t guarantee a cover, though. Danielle was a shy girl, who went from taking her first photos last year to showing up this year a completely different person. All the good things about her seemed to be magnified.”
3. Danielle grew up in Compton, CA but now lives in Brooklyn, NY
4. Since landing the SI Swimsuit issue last year, Danielle has been working hard on building her career. She’s been modeling wherever she can including runway shows for Philipp Plein
Check out video from Danielle Herrington’s cover shoot and more pics of the beauty below.