Catherine Clark is an Inspirational Spoken Word Artist, Writer, former Radio Personality, Author, Actress, Voice Actor, and Print Model, Zumba Fitness Instructor; in essence a Social Entrepreneur. She currently resides in Orlando Florida where she is alumni of the University of Central Florida. Originally from Campbellton, FL, a quaint town in the Northwest Panhandle area. Ms. Clark has partners with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida and the city of Maitland, a nationally recognized non-profit organization, facilitating Poetry and
offering Zumba Classes. She is currently a presidential member of Sigma Alpha Pi, the National Society of Leadership and Success and she reigns as the 2019 Ms. Corporate America Queen of the Ms. Corporate America Competition.
Ms. Clark is the Founder/CEO of 1 Message LLC, which is purposed to inspire, educate, and motivate individuals to positively exercise the power of voice. She offers specialty writing services called Love Notes for U. In 2016, she founded Beauty Boxx Inc., a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, which mission is to provide
empowerment resources such as scholarships and self-awareness programs to those who have been victimized by the lucrative industry of human trafficking.
Having a pure passion for love, life, and seeing people prosper, inspires Ms. Clark to strive for the dreams and goals set before her. She’s been a Creative Writer for over 15 years. Ms. Clark was showcased in R.Y.S.E. Magazine (Recognizing Young, Successful Entrepreneurs and Executives) and Gospel Now Magazine. On many
occasions, she travels to perform her Spoken Word at weddings, conferences, and facilitate various workshops. Ms. Clark has been a guest on WATC Atlanta 57, “Atlanta Live”.
She’s shared platforms with artists and prominent leaders such as Kim Burrell, Canton Jones, Benjah, Y’anna Crawley, Jackie Hill-Perry, KJ Scriven, and Dwayne Woods. Ms. Clark’s life experiences and the message of freedom are ignited as she continues to spread light and hope.
A Conversation with Catherine
If I could live anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
As the "creative type", I enjoy traveling, new experiences, and daring adventures. Since I'm growing and expanding my business concepts and nonprofit, I gear moving decisions based on personal or professional advancement.
If I could meet anyone in the world, who would it be and why?
Maya Angelou - she lived through so much history and her core values in life truly inspire me.
Best advice you've ever been given:
Well, I've been writing and journaling for close to 20 years! My journals are filled with ideas, dreams, inspiring messages and quotes. However, if I have to choose one, it's by speaker, pastor, and business consultant, Duma Alphonse- "Fulfillment in life is attached to your gift." Life decisions I make are influenced by fulfillment.
Who is my role model?
My Daddy- Being the eldest of 11 siblings, he was the prime example of diligence and hard-work.
Something interesting about me:
Well, I practice abstinence. I'll be 33 in a few months and I'm still a virgin.
Three words the best describes you:
I'm a woman of integrity, discipline, and innovation!
Dr. Caroline Leaf- The Perfect You
Favorite TV Show:
I have a few, but my most favorite is Shark Tank!
I love Caribbean and Southern comfort Foods- Curry Spices, Fish, and Grits! Yum!
I ran Track and Field growing up - so watching it during the Olympics is always exciting!