Last Friday I had the pleasure of attending Daughters 2016, a one day conference geared toward young women, founded by mentor and life coach Justin Marcus. The conference hit on fundamental keys to establishing healthy habits in relationships, finances and life’s purpose. Yaimet Daniel spoke to the young women on relationships and self worth. Financial expert, Tommy Stapleton educated us on managing finances and Justin Marcus empowered us on the 5 ways to finding purpose.

The conference left the young women inspired– walking away with more insight on finding who they are and a more tangible blueprint to accomplishing their goals in life, “I learned that you have to work hard for what you want, and nothing in life comes easy, ” said Kathy a Daughters attendee.

What Justin Marcus is doing for the community is powerful. Change begins with education and not just in a traditional understanding, but educating the youth on relationship, finances and spirituality, so they may have the tools to make impact as well.  See the photos from Daughters 2016:

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Photos by Jarrett Heatherly

Born in Newark, NJ, raised in Atlanta, Ga. Justin Marcus has always had a passion for teens. After many years of being a camp counselor, teaching Sunday School & leading weekly breakout sessions with the youth Justin began to notice his gift to connect and influence. He is currently finish his first book The Five Ingredients to Finding Out Your Purpose. Justin created Mentor Sixteen with the desire to be for others what he did not have for himself.

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