Quelina J.

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Hey Sis! Thanks for stopping by! I’m so happy you’re here. I’m excited to get to know you better. Let’s start with an introduction. I’ll go first.

I’m Quelina Jones, but all my friends call me Que. So, you can too. :) I’m a Richmond native, writer and speaker who focuses on women's empowerment and growth through transparency. More than a strategic communicator and a profound storyteller, I am a living witness that with faith, hard work and consistency, you can mend all of your broken pieces and truly live your best life. Through my blog, Uncovered, I share my own personal struggles, as well as my triumphs in hopes that it will inspire other women to heal from the inside out.

My greatest and [real] full-time job is being a mother. I have two brilliant and beautiful daughters; a twenty year old young woman, affectionately known as "Q" and a baby girl whom I like to call “Jax". [Yes, they are nineteen years apart. It’s like being a first time mom twice. :) ] When not on mommy-duty or writing jaw dropping scripts and personal essays, I am studying full-time to receive my Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management. This has been a dream deferred and I am thrilled to be nearing the finish line.

Earlier this year, I produced and directed my first short film. Talk about exhilarating! The cast and crew were heaven sent and it was an experience I’ll never forget. We’re currently in the editing phase. So, be sure to check back for the premiere date and location. 

In addition to all of that and being a student of life [‘cause life has been teaching a sista some hard lessons, mkay?! lol], I recently made my debut as an author with the release of my new children’s book, Nana & Her Magic Pot. It started as a gift to my baby girl and as a way to memorialize my mom, but God had bigger plans for it. I am so super excited to share this very personal project with the world and even more excited about the impact it will have on the fight against hunger.

Lastly and most importantly, I am a lover of God. My testimony is simple - God kept me and He keeps on keeping me, day by day. I believe to whom much is given, much is required. So, with that, as a child sex abuse survivor, I am honored to serve as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for abused and neglected children. Isn’t it amazing how God can take the very thing that was meant to destroy you and use it to help someone else? insert a praise break here

Well, that’s enough about me. Jump over to my blog, if you’d like to know more. [Oh, there’s a lot more. lol].

I’m really looking forward to connecting with you. Thanks again for stopping by!

Talk soon.

~Que

 

Awards/Certifications/Affiliations

Court Appointed Special Advocate, 2019

Advanced Communicator Bronze Certification, 2019

2x 1st Place International Speech Contest Winner - Toastmasters International, 2019

Volunteer Leadership Award, 2017

President Obama Volunteer Service Award, 2014

Stanislavski based Acting Certification, 2012

Competent Communicator Certification, 2012

Toastmasters International, 2010 - Present