The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Model Search is underway as the annual edition of the magazine plans for its 2018 edition, and Kayla Fitz aka Kayla Fitzgerald is one to watch out for.
Kayla is one of 15 models who will have the opportunity of a lifetime to appear in the magazine, which will also include the debut of Sports Illustrated’s new collaborative swimwear line. The top model will emerge from the field when all 15 models invade South Beach for Miami Swim Week.
Here is the full list of finalists, via SI.com:
Drumroll please! The 15 women moving on to the next round of #SISwimSearch open casting calls are: Allie Ayers • Kate De Paz • Iyonna Fairbanks • Kayla Fitzgerald • Olivia Jordan • Haley Kalil • Camille Kostek • Tabria Majors • Shelby McLean • Keyeriah Miles • Dessie Mitcheson • Sarina Nowak • Stefanie Rachel • Steph Snyder • Michelle Vidal
Kayla Fitz, who is 25 years old, grew up in Florida and was a competitive cheerleader and gymnast. She eventually made her way to modeling around the age of 18 when a local designer showed interest in having her show off their swimsuit company.
The rest is history.
Kayla Fitz has appeared in a wide range of videos, shows and ad campaigns, along with serving as a ring card girl for HBO and Showtime Boxing.
Will Kayla be the model who emerges from the rest of the pack and earns the spot in SI’s 2018 Swimsuit Issue? You’ll have to stay tuned to find out.