Trans Model Is Rocking The Industry

Trans Model Is Rocking The Industry

2020 Did not only bring the pandemic, moreover, but it is also the year where Valentina Sampaio is reaching new heights. Trans Model Is Rocking The Industry

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue is featuring the first trans model, Valentina Sampaio.

Vogue magazine featured her on their cover and she did work for Victoria Secret.

Trans Model Is Rocking The Industry

 Sampaio is used to exceeding everyone’s expectations and nothing stands in her way!

I think we can all learn something from her.  Therefore, you can achieve anything if you put your mind to it!

Trans Model Is Rocking The Industry

Sports Illustrated strives to create a platform where multi-talented and diverse women can be featured.

Valentina is very fortunate to be part of the iconic magazine and ready to create change. She strives to be a voice for the voiceless.

The magazine previously featured the well-known Ashley Graham, size 16 model, on its cover.

The Somali-American model, Halima Aden, was the first to be dressed in a Burkini and Hijab.

The iconic magazine embraces diversity and talent.

Trans Model Is Rocking The Industry

She has been a voice for the trans people in her community and an icon to look up to. Therefore, she strives to use her platform to fight for these issues.

Sampaio says that her country, Brazil, hosts the highest amount of murders touching the trans community internationally and this breaks her heart.

“Being trans usually means facing closed doors to people’s’ hearts and minds.”

She is going to shake the world!

Sampaio is certain that she will win over the iconic magazine, Sports Illustrated, audience by bringing her unique beauty and uniqueness to the front.  The editor in chief, MJ Day, says that they will support her all the way.

Keep an eye on Valentina Sampaio and follow her journey!

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Reinette Potgieter
Reinette Potgieter

Modelling Editor

Reinette Potgieter is humble, kind and ambitious. She strives to better herself everyday and to inspire those around her with kindness. Since she was a little girl she loved to be in front of the camera and now finds herself as a model at ICE Model Management Johannesburg. She is passionate about the modeling industry, fashion and all things beauty. She is also an aspiring teacher that believes that the foundation of a bright future is built through the education of our youth.

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