Speaker, Author, Teacher, Philanthropist are only a few words to describe Jotina Buck.Jotina is no stranger to loss, failure, and hardship. Having lost both of her parents before age 25, she uses her story of losses and triumphs to encourage, evoke, and empower people of all genders and nationalities to see past their current circumstances. Jotina candidly shares her story of depression and restoration with people across the globe. Her life’s purpose is to use her story of healing, wholeness and restoration through positive language to change the world. Jotina’s unique ability to show compassion while catapulting individuals to move from emotional desires to practical actions is what sets her apart. This young scholar has received training in mind mapping, positive psychology, and even spiritual development. Her intentional approach to extend vision boards from conceptualization to manifestation through mind mapping is intriguing and proven. Jotina believes that change must be fluid and she has the tools necessary to equip you in effectively realizing goals. In order to change your behaviors you must change your mind. In order to change your mind you must Change Your Language.This ultimately causes you to Change Your Life.
In 2014, her international service project was in Cape Town, South Africa. She led a group in humanitarian efforts inspiring over 1,000 locals. She recently returned from Port Au Prince, Haiti assisting with missionary efforts in that region. She was also one of Houston’s Top 40 under 30 Most Influential Leaders, received the distinguished honor of being included in,Who’s Who Among America’s Professional, i10 Media Magazine Trailblazer Award and became a Certified Mind Mapping Coach. Jotina has also co-author 20 Beautiful Women: Volume along side Huffington Post Journalist, Saba Tekle.
She is also a co-author in the book Shift: Twenty Women Share Stories of strength, Courage, and Succeeding Against the Odds along side Nikki Woods who is the Senior Executive Producer of the Tom Joyner Morning Show. In her young life, she continues to be an inspiration through her beliefs, determination, and experience.Jotina received her Bachelors of Science from Houston Baptist University in Psychology and Child Development. She currently teaches in elementary education,where she is carrying out her purpose of changing lives daily. This young powerhouse completes her Masters of Arts in Professional Counseling in Houston, Texas. All before the age of 30, this young lady has traveled to Uganda in East Africa with Empower a Child to share her message of hope. She has also served in Leon, Nicaragua with Living Waters Ministries where she saw over 500 locals during her time there and shared in service. Jotina is definitely the “unconventional teacher.” She packages the message of hope, change, mental wholeness, and academia all in one. In addition to these noteworthy accomplishments, Jotina has also written a transformative literary work: Change Your
Language… Change Your Life. In this book, she shares the importance of “Exploring what you can say differently TODAY to change your Tomorrow!”