This Day In Jamaican History

On this day in Jamaican History: Carla Campbell – First Caribbean model to appear in SI Swimsuit Issue

Jamaican Model Carla Campbell
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On November 22, 1980, international fashion model Carla Campbell was born Kingston, Jamaica. Ms. Campbell counts among her clients L’Oreal, Nike, Avon, Seventeen magazine, Footlocker, Miller Beer, Maxim, Target and Fubu. She received her most widespread exposure appearing in the 2006 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. She was the first Caribbean and Jamaican Model to appear in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.  Her appearance in SI made her one of a few of black models to be so featured, joining Jessica White, Noemie Lenoir, Lorraine Pascale, Georgianna Robertson, Roshumba Williams, and Tyra Banks   In 2005 Carla, was rated the sexiest new supermodel by Esquire magazine.

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