Cincinnati native to appear in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue

Iyonna Fairbanks of Cincinnati. (WCPO)
Iyonna Fairbanks of Cincinnati. (WCPO)

A Cincinnati native will appear in the 2018 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue as one of six finalists from a open casting call on social media.

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Iyonna Fairbanks of Cincinnati, 25, is a security guard and aspiring model, according to the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit publicity release.

The six were selected in the #SISwimSearch open casting call on Instagram and will appear in the magazine as Model Search contestants.

One will win the Model Search contest, earning a spot in the 2019 issue of SI Swimsuit as a Rookie model.