Danielle Herrington features on Sports Illustrated cover
London [U.K.], Feb. 14 : 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.