Valerie S. Jones
Valerie is a native of Kansas City Missouri, a wife, mother and grandmother, affectionately known as “Grammy”. She is married to her soul mate and together they have four children and four grandchildren. Because of her passion for helping others, Valerie has made it her business to find and share resources to assist others in reaching their full potential. She is the Founder and Executive Director of Essance of Life Ministries, a Life Purpose Coaching and Training ministry. Essance of Life was birthed in 2007 after witnessing the challenges that her daughter Christina and other single moms encountered. Essance of Life Ministries is named after her granddaughter Essance.
Valerie has always considered herself to be a lifelong learner and looks at every experience as an opportunity to learn, serve and give back. She is a Certified Christian Life Coach, holds Master’s degree in both Counseling and Management, and a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management. Her areas of interest include working with women and young ladies going through a significant life transition, which could include separation, lay off, college transition, divorce recovery, single parenting, or coping with grief and loss.
Valerie is a member of Boone Tabernacle church, where she serves in various capacities of ministry. She enjoys reading, traveling, and spending quality time with grandchildren, family and friends.