Valentina Sampaio is making history again! The 23-year-old Brazilian bombshell was just named a 2020 Rookie in the upcoming issue of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit – the first time that the magazine has featured a transgender model. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Valentina Sampaio “I was filled with so many emotions of happiness when I heard the news.
The feeling was surreal. Being in SI Swim has always been on my bucket list of things to achieve in my career. It’s a dream come true on so many levels.