Cindy Crawford tweets picture of her first shoot as 16-year-old model

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‘My very first “cover” during high school in DeKalb, shot in my highschool boyfriend’s backyard…,’ the supermodel tweeted.

Then she added: ‘Believe me when I say I had absolutely no idea where that photo would lead to!’

Cindy Crawford graduated from high school in 1984 and obtained a scholarship to study chemical engineering at Northwestern University, but dropped out of college and became a model.

Cindy Crawford began her modeling career in the ’80s, when she only 16.