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Nikki is a 35 year-old Chief Financial Officer from New Orleans, LA.  Growing up with a sick parent, she learned early on the importance and value of a strong work ethic.

Kenny and Ronella


Imani is 11 years old and lives in Okinawa, Japan with her family.  She and her sister are among the very few American students allowed in the Japanese educational system.  Despite experiencing bullying and difficulty fitting in at times, Imani has a bright, bubbly personality, and a hearty of gold.  She is a #blackunicorn!


Na’ila is a 9 year old aspiring model who lives with her family in Okinawa, Japan.  She is one of very few American students being educated in the Japanese School System, and is at the top of her class.  Na’ila has a warm heart and a million dollar smile.  She is a #blackunicorn!

Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome and the Pursuit of Happiness

I had the pleasure of providing the keynote address for the Louisiana Mental Health Counselors’ Association Luncheon at the 2016 Louisiana Counseling Association’s annual conference in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  The conference theme was “Diversity is the Spice of Life”, and it was important to me that I used this opportunity, speaking with a body of…


Tiye is a 15 year old aspiring musician and producer living in Okinawa, Japan. She is a #blackunicorn.