Sports Illustrated Swimsuit announced they have a new Rookie of the Year.  28-year-old model Jasmine Sanders is the 2019 ROY.

The magazine made the announcement on Thursday, SI Swim:

“The thing about Jasmine is that there is an instant connection to her when you meet her,” said SI Swimsuit Editor MJ Day. “Regardless of if it is in person or at an event or across all of the SI Swimsuits platforms, you are immediately drawn to her. She is the most warm and authentic human being. 

“The beauty inside matches the beauty outside,” she continued. “Jasmine’s professional dedication is impressive as well. She shows up for this brand in an EXEMPLARY fashion. She takes being a part of the SI Swimsuit franchise very seriously. She is effortlessly chic, whip smart, humble, engaging and a pleasure to be around. Her participation makes this brand better, and I couldn’t be happier to name her our 2019 Rookie of the Year!”

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Jasmine was excited about the news and took to Instagram to celebrate her big moment.  Flip the Page to See Her Celebration: