FAQ

What inspired you to write?


This is a question with many origins. I've always wanted to write a book about my experiences, but I had not figured out the details of my story to transform it into a compelling one so, I kind of put it off. The idea made my vision board every new year but I never made it a completed goal. Then, I grew tired of identifying myself with foster care and often wanted to forget about the experience all together. It wasn't until I was unexpectedly asked about my experience as a child in foster care by a kid in the system and in addition the universe sent quite a few "tell your story" messages, it finally came to me. Keeping my story to myself felt selfish.




What are your credentials?


I earned a Master of Public Administration, a Bachelor of Social Work and certifications in child welfare and human resources policy and management.




How many years were you in foster care?


An odd 13.




Can I book you for an event?


Yes. Fill out the form on the bookings page. If your event is after 5 PM, book the 5 PM slot and specify the specific time of the event in your request.




Do you have any books?


No. Labeled: Ward of the State is my first book. And, I do plan to write more.




What kind of books do you enjoy reading?


I enjoy non-fiction, a good memoir or self-help book. Experiences are one of the best teachers. I like fiction books such as Harry Potter and the Coldest Winter Ever. After reading "True to the Game", I put urban books down. It's my all-time favorite!




What is your favorite podcast?


I have 3 favorite podcasts; Unbothered, Small Doses and Super Soul Conversations. I almost never miss an episode. Pull Up and The Breakfast Club are 2 of my favorites as well.




What daily habits do you practice?


I practice meditation, yoga, read at least 1 book a month, listen to podcast, journal, color and frequently experience a new place/thing.





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