It's official: Alexis Ren is the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2018 Rookie of the Year.
Previous Rookie of the Year winners include Chrissy Teigen (2010), Kate Upton (2011), Nina Agdal (2012), Kate Bock (2013), Sara Sampaio (2014), Kelly Rohrbach (2015), Barbara Palvin (2016), and Bianca Balti (2017). Many of those now-legendary beauties have also been featured in Maxim.
We previously speculated that Sports Illustrated might follow our lead and put Alexis Ren on the cover of their annual homage to bikinis. While wait to find out, enjoy her hottest recent Instagram pics below: