Joan Smalls knew she was meant to be a Latina model. After graduating university, she moved to New York City to pursue her dreams and found her big break in 2010 when she was signed as a Givenchy exclusive for Riccardo Tisci’s Spring/Summer haute couture show. Since then, Joan has made appearances in nearly every single renowned fashion magazine and has walked for the biggest designers of our time, both in haute couture and ready-to-wear fashion. In 2011, she made history when she became the first Latina model to represent Estée Lauder cosmetics. Joan’s career has taken her from the catwalk to the small screen, where she appeared in Beyoncé’s “Yoncé” music video and in Netflix’s 2018 rom com Set It Up. Joan has been ranked at number 8 on Forbes magazine’s “World’s Highest-Paid Models” list and is considered a New Super of the modeling industry.