Sports Illustrated revealed this morning that Danielle Herrington is the cover model for its highly anticipated swimsuit edition this year.
Herrington, 24, is the third African-American model in the magazine’s decades-long history to grace the cover of the annual swimsuit issue, following in the footsteps of Tyra Banks in 1997 and Beyonce in 2007..
Danielle reacts to the news on ‘Good Morning America’…
“I am over the moon,” she said. “I am so happy to follow in [Beyonce and Tyra Banks’] footsteps. I am so overwhelmed by it. I can’t wait to be a business woman like them.” “I was in tears. I was balling … I worked so hard for this,” she said this morning. “To see my hard work pay off, I reached my dream.”