Jennifer Daniels Spoken Word Artist. Advocate. Creative Brand Consultant
Jennifer, who has become well known by the name Jen Jus Write is a passionate spoken word artist and advocate dedicated to using the power of words to inspire change and promote alternative thinking, regarding relationships, trauma, and mental health illnesses. With a captivating stage presence and a way with words, Jen Jus Write delivers thought-provoking performances that challenge societal norms and shed light on important issues.As an advocate, She actively works to raise awareness about various causes, including, self awareness, mental health awareness, healing from trauma bonds, and mental health among the youth communities. Through her poetry and advocacy work, Jen strives to bring more awareness to how creative expression can be used as a tool for healing.With a unique ability to weave together personal experiences, social commentary, and raw emotions, Jen's spoken word performances leave a lasting impact on audiences. Her words serve as a call to action, urging individuals to embark on a more mindful and accepting journey through their process of healing.In addition to her performances, Jen actively collaborates with organizations, schools, and community groups to host workshops, events, and facilitate discussions regarding using creative expression and poetry as a vessel of developing emotional intelligence, mindfulness, and a path to healing. By empowering others to find their voice and express themselves, Jen Jus Write seeks to create a ripple effect of positive change. Jen currently resides in her hometown of Raleigh-Durham NC as a retired educator, professional artist, creative brand consultant, media broadcaster, host, and advocate for Mental Health Awareness for adults and adolescent children. She is an accomplished Educator with two degrees obtained from the University of North Carolina- Greensboro in Liberal Arts & Humanities and another in Communications & Public Speaking. She worked for the Durham and Wake County Public School Systems for over 8 years in addition to being a well-established Entrepreneur and Wellness Curator for more than a decade.Jen is the Founder, Host, and Executive Producer of "The Poetic JustUS Podcast." A platform developed for creatives to have a safe space to share their journeys as artists. She also curates wellness events, open mics, and writing workshops hosted around the State. She has collaborated with organizations across North Carolina curating workshops with her most notable being her "Mindfulness Journaling" Workshop for Mental Health Awareness Month at Wake County Libraries, her "Note to Self" Journaling Workshop in collaboration with Durham Bottling Company and Baize Art Gallery as well as her most notable feature with the largest film and art festival in the state, The Raleigh Film and Art Festival as their keynote speaker and "Art on the Hill" Poet Headliner. We can also look forward to her upcoming publication release titled "A Mirror of Thoughts." in which she shares her most intimate thoughts and perspectives regarding life and evolving as a woman, mother, and artist.
Notable Workshops:“Mindfulness Journaling” with Wake County Public Libraries Wake County Government NC
“Changing the Narrative” Youth Writing Workshop with The Well Nonprofit Wade Edwards Learning Lab, Raleigh NC
“Mindfulness Mondays” Journaling & Color Theory Art Workshop curator in Partnership with Baize Art Gallery
”Note to Self“ Meditative Writing Workshops Community Support Group, Virtual
"Poetically Speaking" Writing Workshop Town of Morrisville NC
Notable Speaker Engagements: Guest Speaker of Orange County Public Schools Youth Poet Laureate Award Ceremony April 2023 Keynote Speaker/ Host of The Raleigh Film and Arts Nationally Recognized Art Festival February 2022
Notable Event Curation/Facilitation: Poetry Facilitator, Curator, Host & Performing Artist The Oak House Open Mic Series Poetry Event Host and Curator The Hillsborough Arts Council “The Roaming Poets”
Notable Featured Performances: “Art on the Hill”- The Raleigh Film and Arts Festival
“Eno River Festival”- Orange County Public Library
”Mothers Day Poetry Slam”- Melanated Wine
“People’s First Tourism Poetry Showcase”- CAM Art Museum
“Come, Sit, & Listen: A Night of Poetic Storytelling”- Setorma Arts Center
Curated Events & Workshops
The Oak House Open Mic Series Durham, NC
Hillsborough Arts Council
Last Friday's Art Walk & The Roaming Poets
Speaker Presentations. Workshops
Discover the transformative power of creative expression through writing and poetry. Unleash your inner voice, explore your emotions, and embark on a journey of healing. Through the art of words, you can transcend boundaries, unravel the complexities of life, and find solace in self-expression. Whether you're weaving tales, crafting verses, or pouring your heart onto paper, the act of writing and poetry offers a cathartic release, fostering resilience and inner growth. Embrace the therapeutic embrace of language, and let your words become the catalyst for healing and self-discovery.
Executive Producer. Host
Release Date: June, 2022
Introducing "The Poetic JustUS Podcast," a vibrant community podcast designed exclusively for writers and artists like you! Join us as we dive into captivating discussions, insightful interviews, and thought-provoking storytelling from talented individuals across various creative disciplines. Whether you're seeking inspiration, tips for honing your craft, or simply a supportive network, this podcast creates a space where the voices of writers and artists intertwine, fostering collaboration, growth, and a sense of belonging. Tune in to "The Poetic JustUS Podcast" and embark on a journey of artistic exploration, connection, and shared experiences that will ignite your creative spark and leave you inspired for your next masterpiece.
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