'I want to be a curvier Heidi Klum': Plus-size model Ashley Graham reveals her plans to revolutionize the fashion industry as she poses for intimate lingerie shoot Ashley, 28, posed for a photoshoot with The Coveteur at her home in Brooklyn The plus-size model revealed her ongoing struggle to find acceptance within the fashion industry She revealed that a model agent once tried to bribe her to lose weight She's become a lingerie designer, made history as the first plus-sized model to grace the pages of Sports Illustrated's swimsuit issue - but model Ashley Graham has her sights set even higher. The 28-year-old model and body confidence advocate, revealed in a recent interview with The Coveteur that she hopes one day to fill the shoes of some of her biggest modeling heroes, like Kathy Ireland, Heidi Klum, Tyra Banks and Cindy Crawford. 'Those girls, I mean I've watched their careers and they have just blossomed into extraordinary and amazing things,' the Lincoln, Nebraska, native siad. 'I can’t wait to be the curvier version of all of them.' Scroll down for video http://i.***************/i/pix/2015/07/16/23/2A9814E300000578-0-Brunette_ambition_Plus_size_model_Ashley_Graham_revealed_in_a_ne-m-33_1437085722150.jpg Brunette ambition: Plus-size model Ashley Graham revealed in a new interview with The Coveteur that she wants to become the 'curvier version' of supermodels like Cyndi Crawford and Tyra Banks http://i.***************/i/pix/2015/07/16/21/2A9814D200000578-0-image-a-9_1437079260033.jpg On her way up: Ashley made fashion waves this year after becoming the first plus-size model to grace the pages of Sports Illustrated, albeit in an advertisement http://i.***************/i/pix/2015/07/16/21/2A98150D00000578-0-image-a-17_1437079343270.jpg Fun and care-free: The new interview was accompanied by a photoshoot featuring Ashley frolicking on the rooftop of her Brooklyn home in just her underwear and sneakers The model has been shaking up the fashion industry for some time now, encouraging women to embrace their curves and cellulite and even recently helping to design a plus-size lingerie line inspired by 50 Shades of Grey. But speaking in her latest interview, Ashley revealed the long, hard road she has traveled to achieve such success, while also showing off her curves in a stunning underwear shoot which took place on the roof of her Brooklyn home, which she shares with her husband Justin Ervin. 'I had an agent wave money in my face and say "if you go from a size 18 to a 14, you will make all of this money and more" and I still didn't even have the gumption to lose the weight,' she said.