Angel Reese, the LSU basketball superstar, has just added another achievement to her growing list of accolades. Following her championship win over Iowa in April, Reese has landed a spot in Sports Illustrated’s annual swimsuit edition. The photo shoot features Reese flaunting an LSU purple bikini, with a finger-pointing pose reminiscent of securing the championship title.
Reese has been on a roll since her championship victory, securing numerous name, image, and likeness (NIL) deals and other opportunities. Her unapologetic, confident persona both on and off the court has earned her recognition and praise. Sports Illustrated stated that Reese’s “quick rise to fame” has not deterred her from staying true to herself, and her confidence continues to shine through.
Joining the Ranks of LSU’s Best
Reese is not the only LSU athlete to be featured in the swimsuit edition. Olivia Dunne, a gymnastics and social media star, also landed a spot in the magazine. The inclusion of these athletes in the coveted annual issue further solidifies LSU’s reputation as a powerhouse in college sports, both on and off the court.
Reese’s journey from championship glory to swimsuit model is a testament to her multifaceted talents and her ability to excel in various fields. Her unapologetic confidence and unwavering authenticity have made her an inspiration to many, both in the sports world and beyond. As Reese continues to make strides in her career, it will be exciting to see what other achievements she will add to her already impressive resume.