Ethnicity: African descent.
Her parents are from the West Indies/ Caribbean.
Ms. Lewis also went on one of Prince’s tours as an dancer.
Damaris Lewis is an American model that appeared in the 2009, 2010, and 2011 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issues. Lewis was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York.
Lewis was discovered while performing with her childhood dance company Restoration Dance Theater at Chelsea Piers.
She decided to wait until her second year of high school before signing a contract with Elite Model Management.
Lewis has appeared in campaigns for Black/Up, Clarins, Tsumori Chisato, and Tsumori Chisato, Victoria’s Secret’s Pink line, and Yves Saint Laurent (brand).
She has done Editorial shoots for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2009, 2010, 2011; Essence (magazine), French Marie Claire, Gala, Pride Magazine London, Trace (magazine), Uptown magazine, and Vibe Magazine.
Taking a step into entertainment arenas, Lewis appeared briefly in the 2011 movie Limitless, dancing in a club scene with Bradley Cooper.
She accompanied Kate Upton at a Los Angeles Clippers game when Upton was filmed doing a rendition of the Dougie dance that went viral.
The West Indies is a region of the Caribbean Basin and North Atlantic Ocean that includes the islands of the Antilles and the Lucayan Archipelago.
With model Joan Smalls
Joan Smalls Rodríguez is a Puerto Rican fashion model. In 2013, she ranked at #8 on Forbes magazine’s “World’s Highest-Paid Models” list. In 2011, she became the first Latina model to represent Estée Lauder cosmetics.
She appeared in the music video for Kanye West’s single “Monster”.After months of secret rehearsals, in May 2012, she got the chance to showcase some of the dancing talents she trained to do.
Famed musician Prince (musician) selected her as his Muse & Dancer during his Welcome 2 Australia Tour 2012 with The New Power Generation.
Lewis continuing touring with Prince & NPG for his 2012 Welcome to Chicago Tour, appeared with the band on Jimmy Kimmel live, and served as his muse for his closing show at SXSW 2013 in Austin Texas.
Xunantunich , Belize (Central America)
Curious face from Yucatec, Belize
At the Boys & Girls Club’s SMART Girls Expo
With Hoda Kotb from NBC’s Today Show (above)
Being interviewed at a radio station