Jessica White was photographed by Randall Grant in Grenada. All bodypainting and make-up by Joanne Gair for LBB Artist Management, using Body Art Products by Reel Creations, INC and Tinsley Make Up FX Studio. Photos from sportsillustrated.cnn.com
Jessica White, 21, traveled from her hometown of Buffalo, N.Y., to NYC at 14 where she was discovered in an IMTA competition. Jessica moved to Paris and did shows for Ralph Lauren, Oscar de la Renta and others. She has appeared in Harper's Bazaar, Teen Vogue and Vogue Italia and in campaigns for Cover Girl, Maybelline, Chloe and Gap. She's the first African-American model to appear in six Swimsuit Issues.