From Federal Prison to First Lady, written by motivational speaker and community leader Tamika Riley McReynolds is a fascinating book and journal about second chances and forgiveness. First Lady McReynolds story documented as a vehicle to healing through writing matured into a manuscript of lessons learned. Read this riveting tail of a black woman's journey from growing up in the inner city to becoming a successful entrepreneur. Through a truthful lens she unveils her involvement with a powerful man and the consequences that followed Read how this Jersey City native fought her way back to living a life of purpose through adversity under God's Grace.
About the Author
Tamika Riley-McReynolds has worn many titles in her life. She is a successful business woman, a captivating speaker, public relations specialist, and a community leader/activist. Currently, she is the Youth Opportunity Coordinator & The Aide To The Mayor for the City Of Jersey City under the direction of Mayor Steven M. Fulop. However, the title she carries with the utmost pride and distinction is, First Lady of the Mount Olive Baptist Church in Jersey City NJ, where her husband, John H. McReynolds is the Senior Pastor. As CEO of TRI, Inc., a boutique public relations firm, Tamika represented clients such as Ne-Yo, JaRule, Jaheim, former NBA player Eric Williams, the late Jersey City Mayor Glenn D. Cunningham, and McDonald’s Franchisee Michale McGuire, just to name a few. She has worked on community projects involving Jadakiss, Queen Latifah, Sean "Diddy" Combs, Russell Simmons, Yandy Smith, NJ State Senator Sandra Cunningham, and NJ Congressman Donald Payne. Upon her release from prison, Tamika returned to her hometown of Jersey City, where she married the esteemed pastor of Mt .Olive Baptist Church, Rev John H. McReynolds. Through her mission and commitment as First Lady, she has taken great pride in mentoring the youth and creating a year-round literacy program servicing the children of Jersey City. Because of the program’s continued success, the Jersey City Superintendent of schools, Dr. Marcia Lyles, has adopted and Rock for our youth here in our City!!!!!!