Fohr Freshman Class of 2018

Nov 8, 2018
 Fohr Freshman Class launched in early October to help us highlight some of the industry’s most exceptional (yet underrated) content creators. We’ve since selected  10 influencers  out of countless worthy applicants. These individuals represent the underrepresented: from Chandler, Arizona, to Brighton, United Kingdom—they emanate positivity for bodies and for age, offer insight on intersectional feminism, motherhood, and menswear, and all-around create amazing content from their unique and inimitable perspectives.

Fohr Freshman Class launched in early October to help us highlight some of the industry’s most exceptional (yet underrated) content creators. We’ve since selected 10 influencers out of countless worthy applicants. These individuals represent the underrepresented: from Chandler, Arizona, to Brighton, United Kingdom—they emanate positivity for bodies and for age, offer insight on intersectional feminism, motherhood, and menswear, and all-around create amazing content from their unique and inimitable perspectives.

   Aicha Balde   is a fashion and lifestyle influencer creating content with the millennial mom in mind. Raised in Guinea, West Africa, she’s now based in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Aicha Balde is a fashion and lifestyle influencer creating content with the millennial mom in mind. Raised in Guinea, West Africa, she’s now based in Indianapolis, Indiana.

   Denisse Benitez   is an internationally published photographer and lifestyle influencer based out of Phoenix, Arizona. She's been blogging since the days of Live Journal.

Denisse Benitez is an internationally published photographer and lifestyle influencer based out of Phoenix, Arizona. She's been blogging since the days of Live Journal.

   David Cano   is a Puerto Rican and Peruvian lifestyle blogger from Pasadena, California. Fun fact: he’s also a classically trained violinist.

David Cano is a Puerto Rican and Peruvian lifestyle blogger from Pasadena, California. Fun fact: he’s also a classically trained violinist.

   Alysse Dalessandro   is a queer plus size fashion blogger based in Cleveland, Ohio. Her passion for social change drives much of her content.

Alysse Dalessandro is a queer plus size fashion blogger based in Cleveland, Ohio. Her passion for social change drives much of her content.

   Destin Grayson   is a menswear blogger based in Columbus, Ohio. By day, he works in a nonprofit. He wants to inspire people through fashion and creative storytelling.

Destin Grayson is a menswear blogger based in Columbus, Ohio. By day, he works in a nonprofit. He wants to inspire people through fashion and creative storytelling.

   Ali Hemsley   is a fashion influencer with a focus on chronic illness, mental health and fitness. She’s based in Brighton, United Kingdom.

Ali Hemsley is a fashion influencer with a focus on chronic illness, mental health and fitness. She’s based in Brighton, United Kingdom.

   Catherine Grace O'Connell   is an age-positive fashion blogger based in Redondo Beach, California. She wants to show younger folks that you can embrace midlife—not fear it.

Catherine Grace O'Connell is an age-positive fashion blogger based in Redondo Beach, California. She wants to show younger folks that you can embrace midlife—not fear it.

   Annabelle Schmitt     is a feminist fashion and lifestyle influencer from Washington, DC. She runs a blog about fashion, feminism, and her mixed Taiwanese and white identity: Mixed Hues.

Annabelle Schmitt is a feminist fashion and lifestyle influencer from Washington, DC. She runs a blog about fashion, feminism, and her mixed Taiwanese and white identity: Mixed Hues.

   Kate Terentieva   is an art director and fashion influencer from Atlanta, Georgia. She inspires her audience to pursue their creative passions.

Kate Terentieva is an art director and fashion influencer from Atlanta, Georgia. She inspires her audience to pursue their creative passions.

   Yvette Ward   is a Texas-raised lifestyle influencer based in Los Angeles, California. She specializes in fashion, skincare, and natural hair.

Yvette Ward is a Texas-raised lifestyle influencer based in Los Angeles, California. She specializes in fashion, skincare, and natural hair.

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