Who We Are

Own Your “NOW” Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit organization with a mission to inspire, educate and empower young people by helping them discover and realize their inner potential. Our vision is to create a new generation of leaders who are actively engaged in their own lives and the world around them.

Our organization provides opportunities for young people to showcase their talents and earn college scholarships. Our mission is to foster self-confidence and promote healthy decision making in youth by helping them to see themselves as winners, whatever their circumstances may be.


What We Do

We host beauty pageants and competitions awarding the winners with college scholarships. Our goal is to motivate young women and men through the arts of self-expression, public speaking, and leadership.

Through a series of competitions, Own Your NOW Foundation provides young men and women with the opportunity for a college education. We empower young adults to make dreams a reality by providing them with the opportunity to pursue their higher education goals.

What makes us stand out from the crowd?

Our foundation champions the value and need for higher education. We understand and appreciate the importance of empowering our youth. By funding their future, we are opening the door for bigger and better opportunities.

Miss Dexterity
Miss Dexterity
Teens
Teens
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Kinetic Kid
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Tot-tastic
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Dumplings

Board Members

President

Ms. Shaundrea T. Peck

Own Your "NOW" FoundationShaundrea T. Peck is a woman of many hats. She is an accountant, a career coach, an entrepreneur, and a philanthropist. As a single mother of two young men, a U.S. Army Specialist, and an aspiring Psychiatrist (college freshman), Ms. Peck is what you may call a one-woman band.

A passionate learner of all things from a young age, she got her bachelor's degree in accounting, which gave her the chance to work alongside business building specialists and creative thinkers, and helped her discover a talent to help people and businesses succeed.

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Vice President

Ms. Janell Burton

Janell Burton has 12+ years of expertise in professional and personal development, business start-up, empowerment of women and young adults, human trafficking, as well as 25+ years in addiction services. Ms. Burton’s educational background is in Electronic Technology and Psychology.

She is a faithful, humble, grateful woman of God with a love and gift of helping people to achieve their goals and dreams. In her spare time, she loves and enjoys spending time with her beautiful grandchildren. She enjoys reading, meditation, poetry, inspiring others, and live music.

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