GERMANY KENT is an inspiring purpose-driven social activist and trailblazer who has paved the way for youth across America. In addition to fostering a national conversation about cyber-bullying and helping young people with self-esteem and career development initiatives, Germany, a tireless supporter of promoting the arts and culture in youth is a longtime champion of encouraging African-American youth in the participation and appreciation of the arts.
A noted philanthropist and servant leader, Germany is a huge advocate for lending a helping hand. Over the past 20 years she has been involved in communities and alongside voluntary organizations supporting youth partnerships, providing resources and aiding in mentoring programs. She has been influential in empowering youth to develop their independence and self-worth.
As the founder of Producing Hopeful Souls, Germany started a media company to allow youth interested in media and entertainment an opportunity to hone their skills through enrichment and impactful networking opportunities and hands-on red carpet reporting. A multifaceted torchbearer, Germany has been a huge supporter to numerous charities, foundations and community organizations including; The Salvation Army, The United Way, Habitat for Humanity, Job Corps, Youth for Christ, Upward Bound, Meals on Wheels, Kiwanis Club of America, Debbie Allen Dance Academy and countless others. As a stage mom to several kids in the entertainment industry – [one of her kids was recurring on BET’s Hit series The Real Husbands of Hollywood], Germany has been instrumental in helping other parents transition their kids into the industry.
Germany has decades of experience in many facets of personal branding, social networking, and entertainment. As a successful Hollywood commercial actress and media personality, she has interviewed Oscar, Emmy, Golden Globe, and Grammy-winning performers, pro athletes, business leaders and news-makers.
Prior to her successful entertainment journalism journey, she was an award-winning college administrator and corporate executive. She is a national social media etiquette expert, and trusted media resource who has been featured in Inc. Magazine, Fast Company, NPR, iHeart Radio, FOX, CBS, ABC, and NBC, to name a few. Germany frequently offers her services to schools to teach kids about leadership development and etiquette. Germany is also a multi-award winning public speaker, and bestselling, multiple award-winning author of 10 motivational/practical self-development books.
Her motto is “If you’re not reaching back to help anyone, then you’re not building a legacy.”