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The Niece Of An NBA Legend Is In This Year's SI Swimsuit Issue

Harry the Hawk, mascot of the Atlanta Hawks, dunks during a timeout in the game between the Atlanta Hawks and the Brooklyn Nets at Philips Arena.

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 28: Harry the Hawk, mascot of the Atlanta Hawks, dunks during a timeout in the game between the Atlanta Hawks and the Brooklyn Nets at Philips Arena on January 28, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

The 2018 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue is out. This year's edition features a bunch of notable models.

One of them is from a big NBA family. She's the daughter of an NBA veteran and the niece of an NBA legend.

Meet Jasmyn Wilkins, the daughter of former NBA Gerald Wilkins. Her uncle is NBA Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins.

The Georgia native is in the magazine for the first time. She's part of an SI Swimsuit rookie class that includes Alexis Ren, Chase Carter and Anne De Paula, among others.

"My heart is so full today. Excited to share the first look at the @si_swimsuit edition 2018 as I’m en route to NYC to celebrate the launch . This milestone in my career has been an absolute dream come true and I’ve worked so hard to get here.

Also, MAJOR congratulations in order to the stunning cover model @danielle_herrington_ who is representing SI and especially all women of color so beautifully Thank you to my family, friends, agents and the entire Sports Illustrated team for believing in me . Link in my bio for the full gallery and don’t forget to purchase the issue on newsstands NATIONWIDE tomorrow!" she wrote on Instagram.

Wilkins doesn't plan on being a model forever. She'd like to get into nursing. "As for her post-modeling plans, Jasmyn hopes to pursue a career in nursing. But that'll have to wait. For now, Jasmyn is concentrating on modeling and we couldn't be happier to have her as a part of the SI Swimsuit family," SI.com says.

You can view the entire Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue photos here.