Ms. Janell Edwards is a born leader, humanitarian and inspiration specialist. Driven by compassion and love she takes supreme confidence in providing the best thought-provoking knowledge possible to focus her listeners to achieve the next level of greatness for their lives.
Before serving as the Executive Director of an award-winning, grassroots nonprofit organization, a best-selling author, owner of a pecan shelling company and owner of a gas station convenience store, Ms. Edwards was a mathematics teacher and master cosmetologist in Savannah, Georgia.
Ms. Edwards has received numerous awards and recognitions that span 20+ years. She is a native of Savannah, Georgia. She is a proud Cum Laude graduate of Savannah State College ((SSC), now Savannah State University) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics. She is a former Miss Savannah State College 1989-90 and a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
Ms. Edwards now resides in Mississippi and during her tenure as Executive Director of Fayette Community Service Organization (FCSO), Incorporated, in Jefferson County, she established a Low Power radio station, WWGI101.5FM, she has been recognized by the University of Mississippi Medical Center for the Inaugural Rural Health Champion award, by channel 12 News WJTV for a Jefferson Award, by Alcorn State University National Alumni Association for Outstanding Community Service, she was appointed by Senator Sally Doty as Sub-Committee Chair under the State and Local Action Committee of Governor Phil Bryant’s Healthy Teens for a Better Mississippi Taskforce, honored as Our Mississippi Magazine’s #12, of the 25 Most Influential African Americans, she is the co-founder of the annual FAT to Fit Olympic Games (FTFOG) , created to eradicate the epidemic of childhood obesity and twice featured on Mississippi Public Broadcasting (MPB), Southern Remedies TV show for FCSO’s extraordinary commitment to fostering health and wealth among young men and women through empowering service and guidance.