Autumn Kessler grew up dancing and performing her entire life. Autumn studied Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Lyrical, Pointe, Hip Hop, Acro and Gymnastics at Dance Workshop in Barnesville, Ohio where she also worked as a choreographer and instructor. Autumn took her talents to the Miss America Opportunity where she has won several local titles and awards for her talent, interview, health and fitness, community service, Business Aspirations, Character and more at the local and state level. Throughout her time competing she has earned over $15,000 in scholarships which helped her earn her Bachelors degree from Muskingum University and now allows her to set her sights on an MBA degree in the near future. Autumn is the founder of Whole Child. Whole Health. a service initiative, and soon to be nonprofit organization, aimed at bettering children’s mental health. She currently serves on the Ohio Board of Directors for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and was named as a Founding Partner for MTV’s Mental Health Action Day. Autumn is so excited to bring her passion of bettering the lives of children to the All About Dance by Kristen Team as the new Director of First Impressions.