Alumni Service Recognition

Destiny was awarded the Alumni Service Recognition award by her alma mater, SUNY New Paltz, for her wellness workshop "Journaling Through Anxiety." Learn more about the award and other recipients below.

That Honesty Thing Guest

Destiny joined a group of phenomenal womxn at the That Honesty Thing podcast for "The Truth About Being a Woman" episode! They talked about everything from loving our bodies to reclaiming our voices. 

New Paltz 40 Under 40

Out of 16,000 eligible SUNY New Paltz alumni, Destiny was selected as a 2019 40 Under Forty honoree for her work in college access and most importantly, re-imaging the world in her own creative way.

Gutsy Girl Review

Destiny had candid, #bookish conversation about Kate White's The Gutsy Girl with Nia Ita Thomas. How can women be more gutsy or assertive? Did Destiny and Nia like the book? Tune in to learn more.

Honest Womanhood Ep. 3

Turns out Destiny manifested more opportunities to be on camera! She met with the ladies of Honest Womanhood to share a little bit of herself and her story, hoping to inspire the next me to wake UP!

Wash Day Meditation Post

Destiny HATES wash day. If you have a curly crown on your head, you know exactly what she means! Luckily, she found a way to make wash day more enjoyable, and she's sharing secret sauce!

My Washington Heights

The Acentos Review published Destiny's ode to Washington Heights in their August 2018 issue! In this story, she talks about the effects gentrification has on native Heights residents through a flashback lens. 

Keynote Speaker; EOP

Destiny was honored to be one of two keynote speakers for the SUNY New Paltz EOP bi-annual conference. She discusses the meaning of  "Onward" and how it relates to her passion for college access. 

Advisory Board Profile

As a part of the National Advisory Board for CFES Brilliant Pathways, Destiny talked to Shadey Trinidad about her professional journey. There are some gems for young professionals that you don't want to miss!


Donald P. Christian, President of SUNY New Paltz

I would absolutely love and be honored to speak at your event!

I thoroughly enjoy being a beacon of light and speaking to people, especially women and college-bound students of color, about being their best selves. Everyone has the ability to reach their full potential, and my approach is to enlighten an audience to see that opportunity for themselves. My last keynote address "Onward" can be found here. 

I am happy to tailor my address to suit the needs of your event! If you are interested in hiring me for your next event please click below and fill out the inquiry form. I look forward to being a part of your special day.