KK
Black Butterfly
KK

KK is an energetic storyteller, creative marketer and servant leader with a kaleidoscope of professional pathways in music, print publishing and television.  Currently, KK is a marketing executive at a major media company. Faith and family anchor KK’s ambitions, and she believes Luke 12:48 hold true, “from everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked.”  KK leverages her gifts, talents and abilities in support of advancing others, particularly in motivating her 9 year old son CMK.  

Passionate about education and inclusion, KK is a graduate of New York University with a MS, Integrated Marketing and she supports her undergrad alma-mater Wesleyan University with dual, alumni volunteer leadership roles.  As a Trustee on the Oliver Scholars board, preparing high-achieving African-American and Latino students for academic success is a priority.   Through her writing and in her relationships, KK continues to unpack and explore life transformations the only way she knows how – with unconditional love, raw honesty and a touch of humor.

My Writings…

One Day or Day One…I Decided! September 16, 2021 It’s a new day when “one day” transitions to “day one” Setting an intention to be present and accountable to…
Motherhood: Ten Years In July 14, 2021 My son #CMK turns ten tomorrow and for the past few weeks, I’ve been so nostalgic about his life to…
Uncharted Territory June 11, 2021 Each step I take is new There is no glue No footprint No pathway Because my immediate ancestors walked as…
One Year Later May 13, 2021 Growing up, the month of May was a precursor for something exciting.  The big moment for me usually revolved around…
Fortifying The Vow April 13, 2021 Love is a choice and marriage is work.  As I’m approaching my eleventh year of marriage on April 15th, every day…
Striving For Progress March 11, 2021 I used to call myself an athlete. I prided myself on being a scholar-athlete in high school on the basketball…
BLACK HISTORY IN THE MAKING February 16, 2021 Being born and raised in a north Bronx suburb, a stone’s throw away from Harlem, as a young woman, my…
Starting 2021 With Resilience January 13, 2021 I’ve been toying around with this notion of what it means to be resilient.  When I consider the state of…
Dear Mommy December 15, 2020 There’s nothing like a mother’s love, and I was a blessed young lady to be loved by a woman named…
In This Moment November 10, 2020 This year is one for the history books. The United States alone has navigated a global pandemic, racial reckoning and…
#YearOfBecoming October 12, 2020 I’m preparing to celebrate another new season in a few days. It is my birthday and I have the distinct pleasure…
Introducing BLACK BUTTERFLY September 15, 2020 Deneice William’s “Black Butterfly” peaked at #22 on Billboard’s R&B Singles chart in 1984. It was a song that represented…