Juanita Johnson [aka JUANITA] is an artist, entrepreneur, consultant, speaker, singer, world traveler and travel blogger.
Originally from New York, she has been an entertainer for many years and her repertoire includes dancing, modeling, and singing. JUANITA has appeared in several music showcases, fashion shows, events, music videos, magazines, and was a finalist in the Miss Black World New York State Modeling and Beauty Pageant. JUANITA performs her original music, as well as covers across the US and abroad and refers to her musical style as Sophisticated S-O-U-L, a fusion of R&B, Soul, Jazz, and Funk.
Incorporating her business acumen, creative talents, and passions, JUANITA also holds dual art and business degrees in Human Services: Mental Health and Marketing. Currently, she runs Personify Enterprises, (“PE”), a global company that provides creative business and marketing solutions and Personify Entertainment, a resource for music, entertainment and events.
JUANITA is also the former host of “The Biz Corner: Insights From Successful Entrepreneurs” radio show, which featured cutting-edge news, business tips, and insights from successful entrepreneurs around the globe.
With a very diverse and creative background, JUANITA has been able to successfully utilize both her business and artistic skills as a stage performer and Marketing Specialist. Her corporate experience includes strategic leadership in marketing, consulting, advertising, promotions, project management, communications, public relations, event planning, digital, mobile, and social media across several industry sectors.
Not only a talented artist, business consultant and travel blogger, JUANITA is a very sought-after motivational speaker and participates in conferences, events, empowerment, and educational initiatives. As a former member of the African American Advisory Council for the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), she was one of the main forces behind developing a successful outreach initiative, AACT-NOW! and she facilitated a support group for a few years. JUANITA has partnered with several organizations, such as: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), Autism Speaks, and ,CARE to raise funds for advocacy, education, and research.
In addition, JUANITA has received rave reviews and industry accolades for her music, positive energy, empowerment anthems, soulful performances, as well as awards for her community service and charitable contributions. She has released the JUANITA CD, I Already Love U single with a dance remix, and latest release, Tomorrow won a music award.
She has an amazing zest for life and her energetic spirit is very inspiring. JUANITA also travels frequently and has been to several countries. She pushes us all to follow our dreams and shows us that we really can have it all! You can follow her travel journey at TravelDivaNomad.com.