Jillian Mercado, a model with muscular dystrophy, has been selected as the face of Beyonce’s new Formation clothing line.
Mercado, who has been very vocal about the need for diversity in the fashion industry, was signed to IMG Models last August.
OK LADIES now let’s get in FORMATION!,” she wrote on Instagram. “So BEYond excited to finally announce that I’m on the official @beyonce website!!! A special shout out to Queen Bee herself and the amazing team behind it.”
The line includes lyrics from songs “7/11” and “Formation.”
Congrats to Jillian! She’s Beyond Classically Beautiful through and through.