Beauty & Power: Meet Miss Illinois United States Chance Cessna
Chance Cessna wears a coat of many colors. From being a multi-faceted business woman, to becoming the newly crowned Miss Illinois United States 2020, Chance is a force this world has yet to see.
She is the definition of power, strength, beauty, elegance, and class.
With humble beginnings, Chance was raised in the inner-city of Chicago growing up in a single parent home. “My father raised all three of us as a single black man. He could have given us up. He could have walked out on all of us. But he chose to stay. He’s the best father I could have ever asked God for.”
Chance attended Lincoln Park high school then later moved to Washington D.C to attend George Washington University. There she studied journalism and mass communication and minored in theater and dance. She began her early career working as a news reporter and TV host, coming straight of college earning a job at WVON radio in Chicago.
Soon after she relocated to Los Angeles where she began to expand her career into modeling and acting. Chance has been featured in movies such as “Jersey Boys” directed by Clint Eastwood and Disney’s “Mostly Ghostly”, and TV Show’s such as “Marlon”.
In 2019, Chance published her first book “Emerge: Breakthrough In Your Destiny” and it debuted as the #1 Bestseller on Amazon.
After completing her book tour, Chance decided to focus full-time on launching her business and consulting company Cessna Enterprises.
She is now a social media influencer with over 50,000 followers. All by which she gained in only her first three months on Instagram under her profile @CEOChanceCessna.
Looking to the future, in October Chance will compete at the Miss United States pageant for the national crown representing her home state as Miss Illinois. “It took me 5 times to compete before I was crowned Miss Illinois. This journey has taught me so much about resilience, faith, and the power of believing in yourself,” Chance shares.
We are wishing Chance the best of luck for the bright future ahead of her! To stay connected with Chance follow her on Instagram @CEOChanceCessna. You can also follow her journey to the crown @MissIllinoisUS on IG.