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Welcome to a safe place for teens to grow!
Did you know you were born ON PURPOSE! The media is constantly bombarding you with false images of success. Young people are being taught that material things and famous jobs are what they should be striving for. Based on my third book, I am inviting you to go "Behind the Scenes!" of life with me to discover your gifts and talents. Everyone has a purpose, which if pursued, will bring them "success!"


Order a copy of the book today to start your journey "Behind the Scenes!" with Miss Veraunda.

"Your book is a spectacular tool for teenagers, but also a very helpful guide for anyone who is transitioning in any part of their life and/or seeking change or anyone who is interested in taking the next step. BRAVO to you for having such a positive influence on so many lives. Your drive, passion, and straight-forward approach to everything is an inspiration!"

Lt. Col. Jen Fullmer - United States Air Force

"Veraunda, It is always a pleasure to speak with your students. Your program provides an avenue for positive and realistic exposure to these young men and women at a time when it is most crucial. Keep up the good work."

Darren Austin- Mechanical Engineer, Siemens Energy Inc.

Life is a journey...let's travel it together!

Greetings! I am Veraunda Irene Jackson, an attorney, author and international speaker. I remember making a very big decision when I was a teenager. One night I was upset with my life. I was crying and lying in my bed praying. I remember telling God that I didn't ever want to have children if my children would have to feel this kind pain. It is over twenty years later, and I don't have any children that I have birthed into this world. However, I have been blessed to come into contact with thousands of children in the United States and various parts of the world. What I have learned from all of my volunteering and working with young people is that we are all are on a journey that can be full of challenges.

The one thing I wish I had as a teenager was a different perspective of what my life meant and why I was here. I wish I had learned better ways to cope with my pain. I wish I had a better understanding of what success REALLY meant!

I have developed various ways of having honest conversations with teenagers to help YOU become successful. These are real options to the many obstacles that show up in life. I want to inspire and empower you to dream big! Work hard! Stay focused! Live your dreams and fulfill your divine destiny! I am traveling all over the world getting paid for my gift of speaking!

What is it that you do well? What is it that you love to do? What were you made to do? Who will pay you for your gift?

Discover the answers to these questions by:

1. Joining the "Behind The Scenes!" email list

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2. Order a copy of the book, "Behind the Scenes!"

3. Have me come speak for your youth organization or I'll join you to:

4. Join me in one of the Central Florida "Behind the Scenes!" empowerment series...email me for the upcoming dates!


Signing photos at Camp Sib hosted by the Florida Department of Children and Families.


Students answer Veraunda's questions about their dreams during
a Behind the Scenes workshop


Veraunda engages with students during "Behind the Scenes!" book signing