Former Maxim Cover Model Alexis Ren Voted SI Swimsuit’s Rookie of the Year

We couldn’t be happier.

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It’s official: Alexis Ren is the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2018 Rookie of the Year. 

Fans and readers cast votes for their favorite of the mag’s impressively sexy rookie class, and the former Maxim cover model came out on top.

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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: