DJ XANDRA Nails Her Music Set and Surprise Catwalk Appearance at Miami Swim Week

The Miami based DJ recently graduated with a degree in marketing and a music business minor.


Miami based DJ XANDRA made her modeling debut on the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Runway Show at Miami Swim Week on Friday, July 7, wearing an itty bitty sunflower yellow number.

The 22-year-old recently graduated from the University of Miami with a degree in marketing and minor in music business. Alexandra Pohl has built a TikTok following of 1.1 million followers and 83.9 million likes. She began regularly posting on the video-based platform during the pandemic and blew up due to her relatable, candid college student content, DJ sets and stylish “Get Ready With Me” videos. 

While DJing the show, Pohl sported a Monday Swimwear Montego Mini Dress ($190) and then surprised the audience with her debut on the runway in an itty bitty yellow bikini.

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Ananya Panchal


Ananya Panchal is a NYC-based Lifestyle & Trending News writer at SI Swimsuit. Before joining the Swim team, the Boston University Alum worked for culture & entertainment beats at Bustle, The San Francisco Chronicle and the TODAY Show. When Ananya is not writing or doom-scrolling on social media, she can be found playing sudoku, rewatching One Tree Hill or trying new restaurants. She's also a coffee and chocolate (separately) enthusiast.