Janet Jun is a poet, writer, multimedia artist, and educator with a global vision for reformation through real love. Born in Southern California, Janet received a B.A. in English from Barnard College (2001) and an M.A. in Korean Studies from Columbia University (2008) after working in the non-profit arts-in-education sector at the Teachers & Writers Collaborative in New York City for two years. She has served at Blessed International Revival Center as the Creative Arts Director, completing 2 internships & various trainings at their school.
She currently is a member of the Back to Basics Collaborative and has shared and taught her craft as a poet/artist at various local and global venues, including Biola University, Faith on Demand’s SPEAK!, The Seed LA, Triple Threat Mentoring, B2B Peru, JUCETV, P4CM’s Rhetoric (2013 & 2015)—America’s largest spoken word event.
chief relations & operation officer, co-founder
Elaine Mayes is a dynamic and passionate artist and educator who encourages viewers to touch and examine the structure, the process, the message and the power between the paint & the canvas. She has been drawing since she was three and continues to have a love for the fine arts today. Holding bachelor and post graduate degrees in Elementary Education, Special Education, Psychometry, Mental Retardation, Multiple Disabilities, and Education Administration from the University of Alabama & Jacksonville State University, Elaine has 37 years of public school experience as an Educator, Elementary Principal, Middle School Principal, Special Education Coordinator, Test Improvement Coordinator, and team leader for the Alabama State Department of Education.
Elaine’s competition art submissions have garnered Grand Prize, First Place, and Second Place honors. Her art is in collections coast to coast in the United States, Europe, Asia, Scandinavia, South America, Canada, and Africa.
chief marketing & creative officer, co-founder
Sarah Jeehae Choi is an extraordinarily multi-faceted artist, successful business owner, and an inventive entrepreneur. Founding i61 Studio Inc., design & marketing agency in 2009, she also holds the position as CEO of Betterfli, LLC, a software consulting company. As a creative consultant, she is a sought-out marketing and branding individual, and her clients comprise top production companies worldwide including Universal Production Music.
In the field of ministry, Ms. Choi has been serving at Blessed International Revival Center, based in Southern California, in various capacities since 2004. She is presently the Creative Arts Director at BIRC and a worship leader. She has also served as a part-time missionary and has calling for many nations especially for India, China, and the continent of Africa. Her vision is for indigenous people to encounter God and His provisions and to empower them to ultimately self-sustain themselves with practical God given ideas.
chief finance & education officer, co-founder
Jenny Lee is an educator, writer, and business owner. She has been in the retail business for the past 7 years. She has her B.S. in Child and Adolescent Development, Credential in Elementary Teaching, and Master’s in Education.
She has a passion for learning and teaching and has been working with students for over a decade. She has written a fun and educational children’s book and plans on continuing to write many more.