Sel went back to her home state of Texas for the laid-back shoot, posing topless to show off her newfound confidence (or because Texas is a very warm state -- or both!).
The GQ story covers a lot, from Selena's quiet battle with lupus to her lofty aspirations in film, which she admits are that much harder to achieve because of her very famous baby face.
"I'm young, and I look younger," she said. "So the roles that I want to go for, it’s all about how the face is. I can play like I'm 16 still. Doesn't really work for the things I want to do."
Friendly reminder to directors across the board: Selena is almost 24, and she has lived a life well beyond those years to prove it.
To read the rest of the story, head over to gq.com.