Janell Jones is the guest in DOZ Show Episode 100! She was born into poverty and raised in the projects of Columbus, Ohio. As a young child, she lost her father and older sister to inner-city violence. Although she became a teenage mother at 16, she was determined to live a different life to the one she saw played out around her. Armed with determination she went from an online associate degree in psychology to a master’s degree in social work. After landing what she thought was her “dream job” and providing a good home for her children, she discovered a deeper dream buried within her and made the decision to follow her passion. She started a business and wrote the book that was burning inside her. Today, Janell is a life-coach, published author, social work professional, founder of a publishing company, and a speaker with an urgent message: You have the ability to choose. And she is the author of the book, “It All Begins With You!” in which she shares the incredible story of how she took the leap that awakened her to her purpose and destiny. Listen as Janell shares with us the tragic events of her life and how saying no to drugs and yes to education set her up for success. Be inspired to make right choices!
The guest in Episode 37 of DOZ Show is Philicia Baugh Pringle. At 16 years of age, Philicia became a mother. She was ashamed, and she was broken but she was determined to care for her baby. She encountered a cruel world, she encountered harsh words, the fire of life burnt her, but she rose from the ashes with a determination to commit to being who she was, unapologetically. She shook the shame. She shared her journey. And she began serving others. Listen as Philicia shares her amazing journey of going from high school drop out to doctoral level degree holder and from pregnant teenager living in a group home to owner of investment properties. You will be inspired.