The 23-year-old national youth poet laureate also opened up about her life since the inauguration. "It’s OK to seek greatness,” she told the magazine.
Artists across the U.S. are honoring the poet's powerful performance at President Joe Biden's inauguration.
"This is the reality of black girls: One day you’re called an icon, the next day, a threat," the poet wrote on social media.
The poet launched a major hair trend at the inauguration.
Her reading was dedicated to three pandemic heroes: educator Trimaine Davis, nurse Suzie Dorner and Marine veteran James Martin.
“I know a thing or two about having that kind of pressure put on you, and it isn’t always easy," the former first lady told the inauguration poet.
The 21-year-old daughter of Douglas Emhoff joins Amanda Gorman at the modeling agency.
The NFL said the 22-year-old, a star on Inauguration Day, will read her poem before kickoff at the Feb. 7 game.
The 22-year-old National Youth Poet Laureate says she wants Americans to take her presidential plans seriously, too.
"Words is where I operate and where I can make magic happen," the inaugural poet said on "The Late Late Show."