Filipino-American model Kelsey Merritt happily shared on Instagram that she has been tagged as the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue 2019 Rookie and she couldn’t wait to start the photo shoot.
Kelsey described her Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue gig as an “iconic issue.” Kelsey is in Exuma, Bahamas for the shoot.
Aside from being the first Filipina to ever walk in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, she has also been featured in Harper’s Bazaar.
Recently, she also had a “dream come true” moment when supermodel Miranda Kerr followed her on Instagram. Miranda is a former Victoria’s Secret angel.