Jena Sims, Wife Of Brooks Koepka, Announced As Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Rookie


After a highly competitive audition process, Jena Sims, the wife of professional golfer Brooks Koepka, has been selected as one of the rookies for the highly coveted Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue. Sims, along with six other finalists, was chosen out of thousands of participants during the 2023 open casting call.

Key Takeaway

Jena Sims, wife of professional golfer Brooks Koepka, has been selected as one of the rookies for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue. Alongside six other finalists, Sims will be featured in the magazine, marking a significant milestone in her modeling career.

Sims, who expressed her emotions openly, revealed that she was both shocked and overjoyed by the news. “I just cried in public,” she said, still processing the announcement. “I think I’m still in shock. Like, I cannot believe it.”

Joining the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Family

In a groundbreaking move, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit has decided to welcome all seven finalists into their prestigious modeling family. Alongside Jena Sims, the issue will feature Penny Lane, Brittney Nicole, Berkleigh Wright, Achieng Agutu, Nina Cash, and Sharina Gutierrez. This inclusive approach demonstrates the publication’s commitment to celebrating diversity and beauty in all its forms.

A Lifelong Dream Come True

Sims had previously expressed her lifelong dream of being featured in the annual Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition. This opportunity marks a significant milestone in her modeling career and a fulfillment of her aspirations.

A Continued Tradition

Jena Sims joins a prestigious group of sports WAGs (wives and girlfriends) who have graced the pages of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit. Among the previous honorees are Camille Kostek, Christen Harper, Olivia Culpo, and Kate Bock. Sims’ inclusion further cements the magazine’s commitment to showcasing the beauty and individuality of these influential women.

Life Beyond Modeling

The past year has been full of milestones for Jena Sims and Brooks Koepka. Aside from her modeling success, the couple welcomed their first child, Crew, in July. This joyous occasion adds to the excitement surrounding Jena Sims’ achievements, further solidifying her status as a multifaceted and inspiring individual.