Meet the SSIS Speakers

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Barbara Young- Powell

All Things Purposed

1:20p Dream Girl!

Barbara Young-Powell is the founder of All Things Purposed and has over twenty-five years of mentoring experience. She assists her clients with journaling techniques that cause them to discover, embrace and fulfill their Purpose. She is also the Founder of Plan, Purpose &Promises a journal driven mentoring program for young girls, and Co-Founder of Yoked, a boy’s mentoring program. Both programs help the youth discover, embrace, and fulfill their Purpose. She believes by discovering your Purpose at an early age will cause the youth to make better choices and this life important discovery will prove to be beneficial to the community and then the world.

Barbara has been graced with a prophetic edge. When she combines her grace gift with her unique ability to encourage and simple teaching strategies, possibilities awaken, and students become intentional with their lives. She has written a devotional series, You Can Find Me Under the Psalms, along with I Write Big And I Write Pretty-Life Lessons From My Garden and Secure The Bag Sis, and Be Secure in You Too.

She hosts a FB Live Bible Study on Monday nights and journal parties.

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Kenya Gray

Purpose2Prosper Inspiration and Fitness/ Dr. Fit Ms. Studios

2:40p Creating A Lifestyle of Holistic Fitness

Kenya Mary-Darlene Gray has always had a passion for encouraging and uplifting others. Facing her own struggles with obesity, rejection, loss, abandonment, and low self-esteem into her late twenties, she began her transformation by losing weight through Weight Watchers International in 2005 and as a leader in the company helped over one hundred people lose weight and get healthy. Since 2011, through her fitness business Purpose2Prosper Inspiration and Fitness/ Dr. Fit Ms. Studios, she has helped members adopt healthier lifestyles, spirit, soul, and body as a certified personal trainer/fitness instructor, healthy lifestyle coach, author, women’s fitness specialist, fitness nutrition specialist and certified nutrition coach. She desires to bring her message of hope, holistic wellness, and dream fulfillment to the people in the Body of Christ and beyond. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from University of IL at Chicago in 1996, graduated from Grand Canyon University with her Master of Science degree in Psychology with an emphasis in life coaching in 2019 and is currently pursuing her PhD in Performance Psychology from Grand Canyon University.

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Jessica S. Gray

Life Worth Living LLC

2:40p Life After Death: Self-Care After a Miscarriage or Stillbirth

Jessica S. Gray, is a writer, and entrepreneur, motivated and inspired by the Holy Spirit to empower women and teen girls to pursue their divine purpose according to the 'will' of God. She pursued and achieved a lifelong dream of becoming an entrepreneur in 2016. Her heartfelt desire is to make a positive impact on the community of hurting and abused women and teen girls around the world. She is an example of dreams manifested through prayer and faith. She is the Founder and CEO of the Purpose Driven Team where she coaches a team of women and men on how to succeed in direct sales business. She launched this business venture after establishing her own business, J&B Jewelry Box Mobile store in 2019. She is part of a group of dynamic leaders with one of the top direct sales teams in Paparazzi Accessories: Destined for Greatness, MVP's. She is the best friend and wife of Bryan and devoted mother o BreAnna and Jahki. She is a first time author of the published book, Dear Daddy: A Letter from A Successful Business Woman. In this book she was inspired to share her childhood story to bring healing, forgiveness and freedom. She is confident through this book, and inspiriational speaking to the multitude, that many will be set free from guilt and shame and become motivated to get up and become great leaders in their communities.

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Tia Wilson

Jan of All Tradez

2:40p Life After Death: Self-Care After a Miscarriage or Stillbirth

Tia Wilson has been entertaining people since the tender age of four years old. She has always been classified as “Animated or Dramatic.” It’s what makes her unique. She’s worked on set filming commercials, she’s worked on the FOX network with hit TV shows such as “Empire” and “Proven Innocent,” and is now an author with her first book available on Amazon, “The Butterfly That Couldn’t Flutter.” Though she went to school to become a Crime Scene Investigator, she has found much pleasure in fulfilling her acting and entertaining career. Additionally, Tia is one of our 2022 SSIS Speakers!