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Relive the moment Ashley Graham became a SI Swimsuit model!

Imagine finding out that you'd just landed the job of your dreams. How would you react? 

Well for SI Swimsuit's newest rookie, Ashley Graham, that moment was just as epic as you'd think. And thanks to her agents at IMG, we're letting the world in on that unforgettable surprise! 


Agreeing to film a "Day in the Life" clip, Ashley stopped by her agency's office to sign a few contracts and demonstrate the behind-the-scenes tasks involved with being a model. But little did she know, we had a trick up our sleeves! With a little help, we managed to slip our own contract in front of her, and when she was encouraged to re-read the front page, our new brunette bombshell burst into tears, unable to control her excitement. 

But that's not all—Ashley is having one stellar February. From landing a spot as a rookie to staring in NYDJ's "Fit to Be" campaign to making her mark on Lane Bryant's newest #ThisBody movement, the Nebraska native is proving that there's no job she can't completely own. 

To see more amazing moments like this, be sure to check out Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2016 Revealeda first-of-its-kind broadcast event that will air on TNT Saturday night after NBA All-Star Weekend. The roll-out continues the following week with SI Swimsuit Fan Festivals in New York City (Feb. 15-16) and Miami (Feb. 17-18), where the SI Swimsuit faithful can meet their favorite models, get autographs, win prizes, and more. ​