Kwaku Alston photographs Jason Collins for Sports Illustrated’s headline-making cover story

Sports Illustrated commissioned celebrity photographer Kwaku Alston to photograph Jason Collins for its exclusive cover story on the NBA center, who made history last week when he announced that he is gay, making him the first male pro athlete in the U.S. to come out. Here’s a look at some of Kwaku’s portraits of Collins. To read the story, visit si.com.

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Jason Collins. Photo by Kwaku Alston for Sports Illustrated.

Jason Collins. Photo by Kwaku Alston for Sports Illustrated.

Kwaku Alston - Jason Collins

Photo by Kwaku Alston for Sports Illustrated.

Kwaku Alston - Jason Collins

Photo by Kwaku Alston for Sports Illustrated.

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One Comment

  1. Posted 08/20/2013 at 1:35 pm | Permalink

    It hard to hear that the Detroit pistons did not sign him to a contract. it would be great for NBA organization to have Collins playing in it.


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  1. […] his blog today, Kwaku Alston writes about photographing Jason Collins for the cover of Sports Illustrated, images that accompanied the NBA star’s revelation that he is gay. The story was a major […]

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