Mariah Kelli Givens, Program Director
Mariah Kelli has immersed herself in the local fashion industry for over 10 years. In addition to many commercial, print, runway and hosting appearances, Mariah has devoted significant time to the Kansas City community. She enjoys volunteering with local philanthropic organizations to encourage young boys and girls develop positive self-images, while teaching youth about leadership, cultural inclusiveness and equality.
As a mother, model and mentor, Mariah brings a rich background in fashion and community engagement.
Born in Chicago and raised in Johnson County, Mariah attended The University of Kansas, studying Global and International Studies and East Asia. In her free time you can find her doing arts and crafts with her daughter and basking in skin care products.