For over 14 years Lena has dedicated her life to helping others. Her passion for changing lives and helping others is simply infectious. Mentoring and coaching has become second nature for her, it’s something she takes great pride in. Lena has endured many trials and faced much adversity. Growing up in Camden, NJ has awarded her years of life experience, which is why she’s known to be wise beyond her years. Lena graduated with honors from Kean University and obtained an internship with CBS. She later accepted a full time position at Inside Edition where she quickly rose through the ranks. After losing a close friend to drug addiction her passion for helping women became so strong that she decided to start her own women’s empowerment company, You’re Beautiful Honie. Her goal is to help women achieve their highest potential for wellness through the healing of their mind, body, and soul. She then went on to get her Master’s Degree in Human Services Counseling.
In addition to the work she does with her company, Lena is also a behavioral specialist that counsels foster parents and their children. Lena has worked with the U.S. Army, The Boys & Girls Club, Head Ladies In Charge, S.O.F.I.A, Project Beautiful You, Zeta Phi Beta, Women’s Rights Information Centers, and many others. Lena currently lives in Jersey City, NJ and reminds us that, “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill.