We had a great send off this morning for Jersey's own Kaitlyn Schoeffel.

She stopped in to say good bye for her journey to the Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City. OK, not a very long journey for the Jersey girl from Egg Harbor Township. But her journey to the crown is well under way. She's smart, articulate, attractive, personable and confident enough to take home the crown.

My colleague and Speaking Millennial Podcast co-host caught up with here after the show.

This is the first segment of the before & after interviews. Jessica will be meeting up with Kaitlyn win, lose or draw after the pageant airs on September 10th. You can vote for Kaitlyn here. Watch the Miss America Pageant live on ABC, Sunday September 10

You can learn more about her platform in the Tweet below:

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