Quelina J.

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Quelina "Que" Jones is a Richmond-based writer and speaker who focuses on women's empowerment and growth through transparency. She's a strategic communicator who believes the first step to living your best life is healing the pain of the past. Through her blog, The Laundromat, she uses her own experiences to inspire other women to heal from the inside out.

Que is the mother of two brilliant and beautiful daughters; a nineteen year old affectionately known as "Q" and an infant she likes to call "Jax". When not on mommy-duty or working, Que is studying full-time to receive her business degree. In addition to being a student, Que is scheduled to make her highly anticipated debut as an author with the release of her memoir, Hindsight. Stay tuned for the release date.

Que is an active volunteer in her community. For the last fourteen years, she has led the Bright Beginnings Program, a program she is extremely passionate about that provides clothing, shoes and supplies to underserved youth in the Richmond metropolitan community. She also serves on the membership and engagement committee for UNIFI, a black employee network group. Additionally, she was a member of the Young Women's Leadership Alliance (YWLA), a young professionals board established by the YWCA of Richmond, during its inaugural year and served for two terms. Que was also Committee Chair of F.A.B. (Females at Best), a 501(c)3 organization aimed at helping teen girls become self-sufficient, responsible and productive young ladies through the use of the Phases of Importance curriculum.   

Awards

Volunteer Leadership Award, 2017

President Obama Volunteer Service Award, 2014

Stanislavski based Acting Certification, 2012

Competent Communicator Certification, 2012