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Where personal development meets entertainment! Mpressive Exposure is a minority owned company based in Cincinnati, Ohio. We believe growth should be hands-on. While self-discovery may be hard it doesn't mean it can’t be fun!


Mpressive Exposure focuses on self love, confidence, and success to provide interactive and engaging experiences to advance self improvement and progress. 


The company is a for profit that often partners with nonprofits and has impacted hundreds of kids, individuals and now businesses! Simply put, Mikayla Chess hosts a variety of workshops, seminars, 1 on 1’s, and other tailored events to enhance personal growth. Her experience as a model and passion for helping others is what inspired the development of the company. She wanted everyone to feel the way she did on the runway in their everyday endeavors.  


It’s hard to find someone who loves to talk and listen! It is even harder to find someone who genuinely cares and has your best interest at heart. Mpressive Exposure makes it easy. Browse the website and check out the services then book your FREE CONSULTATION CALL when you are ready!


Our Mission statement is the foundation of everything we do here at Mpressive Exposure. Mpressive Exposure exists to provide personal development and support through interactive and engaging experiences that encourages confidence and self love which allows all participants to increase social-emotional health and success.



Confidence: Some are born with it, some are taught, most are a combination of both! 

I am apart of the majority born with confidence but taught how to lean into it in a way that helps me achieve anything in life. 


I am a native of Cincinnati, Ohio. The owner, Founder, and CEO of Mpressive Exposure. An actress, host, model, motivational speaker, influencer, confidence coach and the reigning Miss Black Ohio 2020. 

From the time I could start talking, I fell in love with it. Confidently talking to anyone who would listen. 

"Confidence is my superpower"

After tearing my ACL and partially tearing my meniscus I decided it was time to find activities that aligned with my passion of connecting with others. I entered into my first pageant. A place where I could walk, talk, get glammed up and smile the entire time. 


Of course I lost. I knew nothing about pageants but I knew I had confidence in myself to do amazing things. I practiced, I went to modeling camps and workshops, I got coached. Then, I WON. I got CASTED for fashion shows, magazines, and commercials. I realized that after hearing “No” from casting directors and judges that 

The success after failure is what built my confidence the most.

After finding success through my confidence, I had to share my secret recipe with others so I started Mpressive Exposure. An one of a kind experience learning how to channel your confidence and self love to be successful in every aspect of life. Social media has added another layer of ways to hurt or boosts your self esteem. I have taken the time to study social media, self love and confidence to not only help myself but the world! Why Because... 

"My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style."

~ Maya Angelou

More About Mikayla

She is the co-host of Get Your Life Back Radio Show on Kat Country Radio, has presented at the Ohio Hip Hop Awards, introduced guests at the Midwest Black Family Reunion, provided halftime entertainment at the Ohio Kings professional basketball game, voiced the 2020 Cincinnati Juneteenth Virtual Celebration, hosted fashion shows, modeled in Chicago Black fashion week, New York fashion week, WALK fashion and more! 

She has worked in commercials such as Genome DNA Testing and with actors like Josh Lebar of Entourage, Castle, Pushing Daisies, CSI: NY, The Man, Boston Public, 7th Heaven, and Tell Me You Love Me as well as Galadriel Stineman of Ben Ten and The Middle.


Mikayla is a three-time pageant winner and two-time national pageant award winner. Most recently, she will appear in a feature film based off the play “Who is Amos Otis?” slated to come out in October 2020. She’s been featured on billboards to advertise her appearance in the docu-series “Why did I become a model” with international designer Van Miller on the FOX network and Amazon Prime Video.

While Mikayla has experienced many successes she know what it feels like to be lost, rejected and insecure. She started the company to combine her passions and help others reach their full potential. 

Mikayla has a Bachelor’s of Science in Journalism and a minor in Public Relations from Georgia Southern University. In addition, she has a Masters of Science in Psychology from Walden University. Mikayla is a certified Motivational Speaker and a member of the International Association of Professional Speakers. Mikayla has facilitated diversity programs, coached, mentored, tutored, volunteered, and worked at the nonprofit Friars Club. She is on the board of Cincinnati Young Black Professionals and is a member of the Greater Cincinnati Association of Black Journalists. 

Her workshops and fashion shows have proven that she has the ability to have an impact and change low self-esteem and doubt into self-love, confidence, and success within hours. 

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