CONTRIBUTORS

Celebrity Spokesperson

Jillian Rose Reed

Jillian Rose Reed

Jillian is most recognized and beloved as Tamara in MTV’s “Awkward” and Simone on “Weeds.” She has appeared on several TV shows such as “Jessie,” “Hung”, “Lucifer”, “The Middle,” and much more. She was recently brought on to host “Present Tense with Jillian Rose Reed”, a web series by Maker Studios and Morgan Spurlock’s company, Warrior Poets.  Every episode dives in head first to a different social issued facing Millennials. Presently, Jillian can be heard as the voice of Naomi on Disney’s animated TV series, Elena of Avalor. Reed is also a full-time young actors coach and lifestyle blogger. Her ongoing support of Breaking The Chains Foundation as a Board Member and Celebrity Spokesperson includes featured pieces in several media outlets, events, and programs.  She has participated in interviews and promos speaking out on behalf of Breaking the Chains, including Megan McCain’s “Take Part Live,” MTV ACT, Bello magazine, Glitter magazine, IAMM magazine, Pop Sugar, Whosay, and Huffington Post to name a few.  Most recently, Reed was a contestant on the Buzzfeed Game Show, “Outside Your Bubble” playing on the behalf of BTCF. In April, 2016 Jillian represented Breaking the Chains Foundation at the 20th Anniversary Erasing the Stigma Leadership Awards. Jillian’s personal approach, talent, charisma and giving heart have been at the forefront of Breaking the Chains, encouraging and urging others to change the face of eating disorders by changing the conversation. Now, with an online reach of almost 1 million, an active blog, and an Instagram she uses to promote self-love, Jillian has learned how to take all the negative that comes with social media, and turn it into a positive! Jillian created a 45-minute Interactive Seminar, “How To Love Yourselfie”, which will talk to young people about self-love, body confidence, shaking off internet trolls, and how to live your best life both on and off the internet!

Celebrity Ambassadors

Carolyn Hennesy

Carolyn Hennesy

On television, Emmy Award winning actress, Carolyn Hennesy has dazzled as the deliciously vicious “Penelope Ellis” on ABC’s critically acclaimed series REVENGE.  She also joined the cast for the fifth season of the sleek vampires-meet-world saga, TRUE BLOOD, and fast became a fan favorite as Rosalyn, the ageless vamp with a Texas twang.  Prior to REVNEGE and TRUE BLOOD, Hennesy was best known for her memorable work as “Barb” on ABC’s COUGAR TOWN and for her Emmy nominated work as “Diane Miller” on ABC’s GENERAL HOSPITAL.

Brooke Lewis

Brooke Lewis

Brooke Lewis is a multi-award-winning Actress, Producer, Author, Board Certified Life Coach and Dating Expert. She has done writing, speaking and TV segments in media such as CBS2 KCAL9 Los Angeles, San Diego Living CW6, CBS 8 Las Vegas Now, Fox 5 Vegas, AM Buffalo, FOX 29 Philadelphia, John Kerwin Live, AfterBuzz TV, Pop Trigger TV, Brandi Glanville Unfiltered, Huffington Post, She Knows, Your Tango, Her Campus, Girls Life, Woman’s Day, Female First and Meet Mindful.

Nikki DeLoach

Nikki DeLoach

Nikki has worked in film and television for over 30 years starting as a Mouseketeer on “The New Mickey Mouse Club” to more recently the critically acclaimed, People Choice Award Winning comedy “Awkward.” Over the years, she has racked up a long list of TV credits such as MAD MEN, GREY’S ANATOMY, THE RINGER, SIRENS, NCIS, CRIMINAL MINDS, MAJOR CRIMES and much more.

Courtney Hope

Courtney Hope

Courtney Hope is an actress, model, fitness enthusiast, and philanthropist.  She believes in the power of human connection and empathetic healing through honesty, broadening perspective and artistry. She stars as ‘Sally Spectra’ on the long-running CBS Series The Bold And The Beautiful, having been part of the cast the last two years.

Serena Laurel

Serena Laurel

Serena Laurel is an actress, singer-songwriter, brand influencer, and model. She is best known for her lead role in the feature film SUMMERTIME DROPOUTS with Quinton Aaron from the BLINDSIDE with a release in the summer of 2019.

Mollee Gray

Mollee Gray

Mollee is a triple threat performer: she is an incredible dancer, actor and also a strong singer. Mollee starred in DISNEY’s TEEN BEACH 1 and 2, and HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL 3 as well as being the Top 8 finalist and fan-favorite on season 6, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE.   

Celebritiy Contributors

Kathryn McCormick

Kathryn McCormick

Kathryn McCormick is known from her work on So You Think You Can Dance, appearing both as a Season 6 contestant and as an All-Star, and most recently as the Mentor to Tate McCrae (who came in 1st runner up), as well as a Performer & Choreographer on summer 2016’s season SYTYCD: The Next Generation. Cast as a dancer in the feature film remake of Fame, she soon appeared as the female lead in Step Up Revolution and Dance-Off.

Alex Little

Alex Little

Alex is a Professional Choreographer, Director, Master Teacher, Performer, Coach, & Motivational Speaker. She has choreographed for clients & companies such as Nike, Nike NFL, Audi, Genentech, and The Young Americans, to name a few.

Erin Sanders

Erin Sanders

Erin began acting at a young age, securing several guest starring roles on adult dramas, including NBC’s American Dreams, CBS’s Judging Amy, and HBO’s Carnivale. At the age of 13, she began her iconic role as Quinn Pensky on Nickelodeon’s hit series Zoey 101. Through all four seasons, Erin played the resident science genius at Pacific Coast Academy and roommate of Zoey (played by Jamie Lynn Spears). This cultural phenomenon was the start of Erin’s ever-growing fanbase.

August Emerson

August Emerson

August is most recognized as Lev in AMC’s TV drama, Halt & Catch Fire. He made his professional acting debut at age 8 under the direction of Emmy Winner Lonny Price in The Rothschilds. After years of regional and New York theatre August moved to Los Angeles to attend UCLA.

Nola Chef Gason

Nola Chef Gason

Chef Gason is a two-time James Beard scholar and private chef in New Orleans. He’s competed on Food Network’s ‘Chopped’, been featured in Readers Digest, Sports Illustrated, New Orleans’ morning shows and magazines.

Benjamin Stockham

Benjamin Stockham

Benjamin Stockham is an actor who has become known for his portrayal of Marcus on NBC’s “About A Boy.” Born in La Mesa, California, his first major role was portraying Robby Gunderson in Fox’s comedy “Sons of Tucson” which earned him a Young Artist Award. He went on to play Xander, President Gilchrist’s (Bill Pullman) youngest son, on the NBC comedy “1600 Penn”, and has guest starred on an array of TV programs including ABC’s “Once Upon A Time”, CBS’s “CSI:NY” and TNT’s “Rizzolli and Isles.”

Abi Ann

Abi Ann

The Midland, TX native successfully balances a rigorous school schedule at Belmont University in Nashville studying Business Entrepreneurship, as well as her touring, songwriting and appearances.

Artist Contributors

Kenneth Mader

Kenneth Mader

Kenneth Mader is an award-winning Writer and Filmmaker, recently named one of the “Top 100 Indie Filmmakers in the World” in the book by Action On Film’s Del Weston.

Amy Barnard

Amy Barnard

Like many artists Amy discovered her passion for creativity when she was just a child, and as an adult she has channeled that passion into a successful business as a professional photographer. From 2004-2012 she worked in the film industry shooting movie stills, movie posters, and actors headshots and got to work with many notable celebrities including: Forest Whitaker, Eddie Redmayne, Jessica Biel, Sanaa Lathan, James Maslow, and Ray Liotta. (To name a few.)

Other Contributors

Sponsor Contributors

Glitter Magazine #SelfLoveCampaign

Glitter Magazine #SelfLoveCampaign

In an effort to spread awareness about the importance of a positive self-image, GlitterMagazine launched a global campaign called #SelfLoveCampaign© Glitter has invitedcelebrities and real people to join the movement by sharing what self-love means tothem. #SelfLoveCampaign© is raising money for various charities including I AM THATGIRL and partnered with Breaking the Chains to bring recovery from eating disorders,through the promotion of self-love.

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