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How Jamila T. Davis Created a Platform To Elevate Incarcerated Women

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Dr. Jamila T. Davis

Dr. Jamila T. Davis is an award-winning author, motivational educator, community
activist and entrepreneur. Featured on the hit shows “Love and Hip Hop” and VH1’s “My
True Crime Story,” the CBS series “Pink Collar,” BET’s “Sister Circle,” Black Enterprise,
Forbes, “The Breakfast Club” with Charlamagne tha God, as well as The New York
Times, USA Today and a myriad other print, digital and broadcast media. She is
currently a Community Practitioner in Residence at Seton Hall University.
From a self-made, multi-millionaire at age 25, her life took a tragic twist. In 2008, she
was sentenced to 12 1/2 years for bank fraud. From behind bars, Davis embarked on an
intense journey of inner healing and restoration. Documenting her findings, she
developed a self-help curriculum designed to empower incarcerated women to heal,
recognize their potential and recapture their dreams. While incarcerated Davis
also received numerous college degrees. Most recently, she gained her Doctor of
Philosophy degree from Newburgh Seminary, researching life coaching as a tool to
dethrone the trauma-to-prison pipeline.
In June 2017, Dr. Jamila T. Davis completed her prison sentence and hit the ground
running! She has led successful programs in schools throughout the country,
community organizations and has even been contracted by several cities, which she
has been recognized nationally. Davis now leads as the founder of the VIP Online
Academy, where she has helped thousands of students to receive trade and
entrepreneurial skills to prepare them for the workforce. Committed to paying her way
forward, Davis’s life motto is: No matter how far you've fallen in life, it's never too late to
recapture your dreams! Through her inspirational message, literary work and activism,
Davis is devoted to making a difference!


Forbes Journalist Walt Pavlo releases new article about Jamila T. Davis

Huffington Post Article Leading the Stage From Behind Bars

Female Prisoners Write Books To Deter At-Risk Youth From Crime

Female Former Inmates To Launch Realty Show & Doc-Series To Expose Mass Incarceration by Bossip

From Federal Prisoner to Change Agent

Exposing Injustice Through Realty TV by A & B Magazine

Female Federal Prisoner Creates New Reality Show by bofmag

She’s All Caught Up Interview ! By Lucky Pineapple Films

Book Trailer: High Price I Had To Pay Series Trailer!

Book Trailer: She’s All Caught Up!

Review From SPR She’s All Caught UP!

Part 2 She’s All Caught Up! Writing From Behind Bars (Self Publishing Review)

She’s All Caught Up! (Self Publishing Review)

She Paid for Wall Street Excesses with a Decade of Her Life! She’s All Caught Up!

Forbes Article!

The Woman Who Brought Down Lehman, Or So You Were Told by Walter Pavlo

Book of the Month  She’s All Caught Up!

Virtual Tour She’s All Caught UP!

She’s All Caught Up Available at

Jamila T.Davis Blog

Their Write to Freedom-“Orange Is The new Black  “for Real

The High Price I Had To Pay!  Flyer

She’s All Caught Up! Promotion Flyer

Pacific Book Review She’s All Caught Up Link!

Pacific Review Interview Questions

Memoir Cautioning the Young and the Old to Deter From Crime PRWEB

School Library Journal Article She’s All Caught Up

Midwest Book Review She’s All Caught Up

Afro Corner Article She’s All Caught Up

 How To Reach Rebellious Teens And Get Them To Take Your Advice Ezine Article

She’s All Caught Up PR LOG PRESS RELEASE by Nicole Sorkin

 A Sudden Awakening: A Cautionary Tale For Today’s Youth! Ezine Article

She’s All Caught Up an Intimate Conversation with Jamila T Davis VIA Snore Magazine

The High Price I Had To Pay Flyer/Information VIA Snore Magazine

Victims of Mass Incarceration

Long Sentences and No Federal Parole Deepen Crisis of Mass Incarceration By Truth-Out

Justice In Denial

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