Angel Simmons is a multi-talented artist from the south side of Chicago. She is an actress, speaker, mentor, coach, runway and print model. Angel has been featured in books, magazines, the Chicago Tribune, Crain’s Chicago Business, in Christian music, and as a guest on both radio and television. She is the current Ms. Illinois Elite United America, where she uses her platform as an advocates for suicide prevention.
Angel is the author of and blogger for Love’s Great Design, columnist for Tiara Magazine, co-host of the “Do Not Submit: Storytelling Open Mic series in Englewood, and producer of the “Verses, Vibes & Visions” Live Lit Series. Her message and captivating stories have graced stages and panels at events and conferences throughout the country. Angel’s film credits to date include 8 films, 15 television shows, and one educational training video for the Florida Council Against Sexual Violence. She is also the lead actress in the “My Last Party” Stage Production for suicide awareness and prevention presented by The REECH Project organization.
Angel’s credentials include certifications in Grief & Loss Coaching, Love & Relationships, Mental Health First Aid, Premarital Counseling, Soul Care and Biblically-based Counseling, Stress Management, Suicide Prevention, Trauma, Wellness and more. Her company, The Message, Inc., provides Author Support, Event Planning and PR, Gifts and Merchandise, Keynotes and Workshops, Grief and Loss Support Coaching, Wellness Groups and other customized services for individuals, businesses and organizations.