Sofía Jirau

First Victoria's Secret Model With Down Syndrome Is Latina

Sofía Jirau, who is from Puerto Rico, made history after modeling for the brand's new Love Cloud Collection

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Sofía Jirau has made history as the first model for Victoria's Secret with Down syndrome, after joining 17 other women in launching the brand's new campaign.

The 24-year-old Puerto Rican model celebrated the milestone on Valentine's Day following the debut of the Love Cloud Collection, a line of underwear.

"One day I dreamed of it, I worked on it and today it is a dream come true. I can finally tell you my big secret," Jirau wrote on her Instagram profile in Spanish. "I am the first Victoria’s Secret model with Down syndrome!"


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