“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” - Jeremiah 29:11

Dr. Anita A. Penn enjoys motivating and inspiring individuals of all ages and walks of life to get out of their comfort zone and take a front row seat in life!

After working several dead-end jobs, with the support of her family, she moved to Texas where she returned to college and completed her undergraduate degree.  Following college, she returned to her hometown of Flint, MI where she was raised and educated. Ironically, she taught in the same classroom her mother where her mother once taught.

Dr. Anita is a graduate of Jarvis Christian College of Hawkins, TX and earned her Masters and PhD in Urban Ministries from Aspen Christian College and Seminary of Aspen, CO.  She gained her Christian Life Coach Certification, and Professional Life Coach Certification from New Life Coach, Inc.

Anita is the author of Discipling Through Your Disability, where she shares the beginning of her journey with her son Nicholas who has Down syndrome and CHD.  In 2017 and 2018 she was invited to present a workshop based on topics from her book at the National Down Syndrome Congress Convention.

Dr. Anita is the founder of Just In The Nic of Time, Inc. and In My Aunties Arms 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  Her passions lie in empowering and encouraging others not to lose their faith in God when faced with major life changing events.