Angel Simmons is a multi-talented artist from the south side of Chicago. She is an author, actress, advocate, entrepreneur, mentor, podcaster, professional coach, producer, runway and print model, speaker and storyteller. Angel has been featured in books, magazines, the Chicago Tribune, Crain’s Chicago Business, in Christian music, and as a guest on radio and television. She was the 2018-19 Ms. Northern Illinois Royalty for the Illinois Royalty Charity Pageant, and the 2019-2020 Ms. Illinois Elite for the United America Pageant advocating for suicide prevention. She now serves on the Miss Royalty International Pageant staff as the Plus Division Coordinator and the head Bio and Interview Coach.
Angel is the author of Love’s Great Design: Uncovering the Power and Purpose of Human Relationship (a 52-Week Devotional), and TARGET of LOVE: Surviving Narcissistic Abuse. She is the host and producer of the Verses, Vibes & Visions Live Lit Series and the co-host of the Do Not Submit Storytelling Open Mic show in Englewood. Her message and captivating stories have graced stages and panels at events and conferences throughout the country.
Angel’s screen credits to date include eight films, sixteen television series, one commercial, and an educational training video for the Florida Council Against Sexual Assault (FCASV). She is also the lead actress in the “My Last Party” Stage Production for suicide awareness and prevention sponsored by The REECH Project. You can catch Angel on both "The Show" and the "Mentali-Tea" live podcast shows every month.
Angel’s credentials include professional certifications in Grief & Loss Coaching, Relationship Coaching, Cognitive Behavior Therapy Life Coaching, Mental Health Coaching, Stress Management, Suicide Prevention, Trauma, Wellness and much more. Her company, The Message Media LLC provides Event & Media Services, Professional Coaching, Self-Help Books, and Inspirational Merchandise.