Kimberly Phillips has been selected as the Playboy Playmate of the Month for September 2009. Her centerfold was photographed by Stephen Wayda. She has a degree in liberal arts and worked her way through school at Montessori School. Wanting a change in her life, she and her friend sent some photos of Phillips to Playboy. Kim landed the PAC 10 version of Playboy's October 2010 magazine cover and was featured in a pictorial to launch Playboy's "The Smoking Jacket" website.