"Walk, Talk, Live Success -- I'm better than blessed because I am blessed by the best" As a Multiracial Messianic Jewish Believer in Yeshua (Jesus) as her L-rd. and Savior. Shakina believes that Prophetic Poetry is a G-D given gift from Elohim to encourage believers to draw closer to Him. As Spoken Word Poet, Minister, Author, Promoter, Motivational Speaker, and Entrepreneur. She has over 20 years of experience traveling as a Prophetess, Speaker, and Spoken Word Minister to different churches, schools, detention centers, organizations, conferences, and various youth and young adult events.
Shakina has a unique style of reciting her poetry and is widely known for her inspirational parables and mottos. Fueled with a burning passion for teaching young people how to seek their purpose, Shakina reminds her audiences, "To give Elohim (G-D) your first fruits, your youth, and He doesn't need your leftovers... Serve Him while you have a chance". She has a Master's in Counseling and National Certified Counseling and uses her experiences to conduct therapeutic poetic workshops. A Bachelor of Science in Human Services from the Center for Urban Theological Studies (CUTS). She also served as a Youth Leader within various ministries and provided spiritual leadership to at-risk youth across all settings, professional and personal. Her spoken word single "First Love" was in rotation on Gospel Highway 11 and WDAS AM, being the first spoken word minister ever to air on a local gospel radio station. She also published her first book "Scribes in Stilettos, through Johnson Publications. She was also the first spoken word minister to perform on the Unity Day gospel stage in 25 years.
Today, she is busy working as a psychotherapist within her practice (The Counselor's Heart Therapeutic Services). She currently operates her youth therapeutic drama program during summer and after-school (Stage It Up Youth Theater Group). She is the Founder and CEO of her own promotional company K-Modulation, LLC, where she is the first to pioneer a powerful platform for Spoken Word Artists and Inspirational talent in the Philadelphia area through promoting spoken word competitions and talent showcases for youth and young adults.
Shakina is in the process of publishing her poetry book Childhood Dreams "poetry from a child's mind, a therapeutic poetry book anticipated to be released in 2023.
"My poetry has one purpose, to compel hearts, convince minds, and touch souls for Yeshua." "I minister through poetry under the Master Poet."
"Faith, Wisdom and Favor (F.W.F)" 3 keys to success for today's youth. Shakina uses this topic as a workshop to build self-esteem in the lives of youth and young adults. This workshop aims to motivate students to seek the best in themselves /make a better you. During this workshop, Shakina will attempt to teach students three motivational keys as building blocks to build self-esteem in today's youth. "Faith is what & who you believe in, wisdom is doing what's right at the right time, understanding G-D's favor on your life" For ministries, Shakina also quotes how the "Bible is their text book for life." Teaching them how to understand the Bible on a level they can understand.
One Woman Show: Shakina performs a one-woman stage play where she demonstrates how she overcame life struggles to inspire other girls and women that they, too, can overcome traumatic life events and live an empowered life. The skit can range from various lengths and themes depending on upon booking.