Dr. JaTaya Wiley has spent most of her life inspiring and motivating others to step forth and walk into their greatness. JaTaya has always had a passion for learning and has earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Technology with a concentration in Web Design from Kent State University, graduating Magna Cum Laude. She continued her education at Kent State, where she earned her Master’s Degree in Technology. JaTaya has also received a Doctorate of Philosophy in Human Letters from CICA International University & Seminary.
JaTaya is a vibrant speaker and served as the Executive Director of the Greater Cleveland Public Speakers Association. She has years of speaking experience and has spoke before audiences of thousands. She also has over 15 years of professional network marketing business experience. JaTaya’s business success is due to her ability in leading her team in areas, such as developing strong personal and business relationships, while providing solid training and mentorship opportunities. Helping others to achieve success by creating substantial streams of income is what drives JaTaya to remain focused on her business goals. JaTaya has helped many of her team members accomplish monumental achievements and promotions, earning financial gain on their journey towards financial freedom.
JaTaya has a heart for service and is passionate about giving back. JaTaya served on the board of the Aldersgate-Zimbabwe Well Project as the Marketing Director. There she led the development and execution of a comprehensive strategic plan, with a focus on social media and webpage management, community partnerships, fundraising and volunteer development. Her efforts helped in leading the team to raise enough money to build a well in Zimbabwe, Africa.
Jataya served as a Loaned Executive for the North Coast Combined Federal Campaign, the government sector of The United Way. During her three years, she raised over three quarters of a million dollars in charitable contributions. She was honored at the White House as one of the recipients for the North Coast Combined Federal Campaign’s Innovator Award for extraordinary contribution through hard work and dedication to the campaign.
JaTaya is a bestselling author of the newly released book with world renowned motivational speaker Brian Tracy and a few other of the world’s leading entrepreneurs and professionals entitled “Ignite Your Life”. JaTaya received the Editor’s Choice Award from Celebrity Press for her contribution to the book. JaTaya is also the co-author “Crown Of Thorns: Diary Of A Beauty Queen” where she illustrates how she changed painful life experiences into her platform, power and purpose.
JaTaya is a plus size model and is currently signed with Pro Model Management & Talent Agency out of Akron OH. Her most recent work includes clients such as Nike, Rue 21, Cedar Point, Zulily, Curves Connect and Humira. JaTaya holds the title as Ms. OH Plus America 2015. Her platform is Alive On Purpose, a non-profit agency dedicated to the promotion of life by finding help for people struggling with depression, trauma, and suicide. JaTaya's goal is to help girls and young women see that they are beautiful no matter what size, shape or color they are. She hopes that through her accomplishments she can encourage and inspire others to walk in their purpose and pursue their passion in order to live the life of their dreams.