Special Guests

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MaKenzie Thomas Williams is a 23 year old Kentucky born, Cincinnati living lady who simply “loves music”. She’s been singing in church since she was three and has competed in talents shows her entire life ranging from local fair level to Televised Nationwide Competitions like NBCs The Voice. She’s performed on stages with artists like Kim Burrell, Yolanda Adams, Jennifer a Hudson and more; and has even made Mariah Carey cry while saying “I’d buy your version as it is”. MaKenzie is married to Jacques Williams as of October 3rd, 2020, and is per her words “the happiest she’s ever been”. She’s currently spending most of her time writing songs/recording and performing and as she puts it “living life”. MaKenzie is married to Jacques Williams as of October 3rd, 2020, and is per her words “the happiest she’s ever been”. She’s currently spending most of her time writing songs/recording and performing and as she puts it “living life”.

Natoia Franklin is an educator, Holistic Health Coach, personal trainer, and group fitness extraordinaire for women and children. As the owner of Serenity Life Fitness, she offers services that inspire physical, mental, and spiritual transformation. She is passionate about servicing underserved communities while ensuring that those communities get access and exposure to effective wellness programs that target obesity, poor nutrition, mental health issues, and sedentary lifestyles. When she is not training or teaching, she is busy being a mom to her four children and wife to her husband.

 

Natoia will be kicking off the SSIS Expo by leading the women in yoga.

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Constance Clinton is the founder of CC & Style. She is a native of Gary, IN. She is a self-taught fashion designer, woman of faith, filled with talent and creativity.

Four Washington is a viral, multi award-winning group of four dynamic sibling singers from Jackson, MS, by way of Ridgeland. Cameron (22), Carmen (20), Reggie (19), and Arriannia (18), sang their way into the hearts of nearly 40,000 fans as young children, singing throughout Mississippi and Texas. They soon became a viral sensation, internationally recognized for their renditions of “I Pray We’ll all be Ready,” by the Chicago Mass Choir, and “Next in Line,” by Lisa Knowles and the Brown Singers, receiving millions of views on Facebook and YouTube.

In 2019, Four Washington’s unmatched sibling harmony and entertaining humor ignited a fanwave across the globe as their impromptu “Chick-Fil-A Jingle", landed them on the nationally syndicated Steve TV show. The group soon became known for their noteworthy rendition of Stevie Wonder’s “Love’s in Need of Love Today,” as performed on the Steve show.

Four Washington has performed on WonderamaTV in front of a studio audience in New York, and has been since featured on CBS’s Greatest At Home videos (hosted by Cedric the Entertainer) and Spectrum 1 News LA’s Daily Groove Segment.

The group’s most current single release, “Rise” is available on all digital platforms. They are preparing for their all new Pop/RnB single releases in 2021.

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Kay Smith grew up in Zion, IL and currently resides in Waukegan, IL. She is an actor, author and poet. She loves a good dad joke and gets through her days with lots of laughter. When she’s not infusing humor into everyday situations, you can find her dabbling in abstract art and taking a second chance at life. She can be reached at k25ts25@gmail.com or on her author page, Peacefulperspesctive5.