New Yorker is first transgender 'Top Model' contestant
New York resident Isis is the first transgender contestant to vie for the title of "America's Next Top Model." The CW show returns in its 11th cycle on Sept. 3
Isis, 22, told Us magazine she is "a woman born physically male."
"My cards were dealt differently," said Isis, who works as a program assistant at a nonprofit organization.
As for being a role model, she said, "I like to help people, but I'm here to follow my dreams."