Welcome to Washington D.C., Kendall Jenner.

Once the red carpet opened up for the White House Correspondent's Dinner Saturday evening, the supermodel was more than prepared to pose for photos in her designer gown.

As to whether or not the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star was ready to meet President Barack Obama, that may be a different story.

After smiling for the cameras in her strapless black Vivienne Westwood gown, Kendall was fortunate enough to run into the President. To say she was pleasantly surprised may just be an understatement.

"I just met Obama and this is how I feel," Kendall shared on Snapchat while trying to keep her cool. But wait, there's more. During their brief meeting, President Obama had a request for the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star.

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"He was like, 'Say hi to Kim and Kanye,'" Kendall shared with People. "I was like 'Okay.'"

Later on in the evening, President Obama gave a shout-out to the model during his speech. "Kendall Jenner is also here. And we had a chance to meet backstage," he explained. "She seems like a very nice young woman. I'm not exactly sure what she does. But I am told that my Twitter mentions are about to go through the roof." And yes, everyone including Kendall laughed. 

While the model was invited to attend the annual event on behalf of USA Today, Kendall has been a supporter of the Rock the Vote moment.

On National Voters' Registration Day, Kendall urged her 55 million followers to get involved with the 2016 Presidential election.

Kendall Jenner, White House Correspondents' Association Dinner

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"Every day, we vote. We're able to express our opinions online with links and hashtags, but when it comes to the right to vote, it always hasn't been that easy, especially for women," she shared in a video. "Because of suffragettes and their battle, gender doesn't matter, but your vote always can. I'm Kendall Jenner. I'm 19 and I'm here to rock the vote."

As for her Saturday evening out, Kendall appeared to be soaking up every moment as she sat at the same table as fellow guests Gabrielle Union, Miles Teller and Alan Cumming.  

"This is so crazy," she shared on social media. "Honored to be here #WHCD #RockTheVote."

Watch the season 12 premiere of Keeping Up With the Kardashians this Sunday at 9 p.m., only on E!

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