Tenea, a native of Georgia has been involved in community service since the age of 15, often volunteering her time in various projects involving
those less fortunate. She studied Religion at the University of Mount Olive in New Bern, NC. In 2010, she co-founded a 501C3 non-profit organization designed to prepare students for post-secondary education. To date she has helped those students receive over $80,000 in scholarships. Tenea has spent the past 10 years, facilitating workshops on education, and overcoming the effects of sexual abuse. She is passionate about empowering those that are survivors and makes it her life’s mission to promote the power of resiliency.