Danielle Herrington features on Sports Illustrated cover

Last Updated: Wed, Feb 14, 2018 13:46 hrs

[U.K.], Feb. 14 (ANI): 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. (ANI)

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