Leslie B Denman is founder of Girls Living Life On Purpose, Inc. a nonprofit organization that empowers teen girls through life purpose coaching, character development and abstinence education. Leslie’s mission in life is to empower teen girls and young women to discover their authentic self and embrace their divine purpose.
When it comes to purpose this diva truly is an expert. Leslie is a Certified Life Purpose Coach® and Instructor. As CEO of Purpose YOUniversity Leslie uses sound Christian principles to help teen girls and young women gain clarity and discern God’s next step for their life. Leslie’s proven coaching techniques create accountability and growth.
When Leslie is not coaching, she is pursuing her other passion as an empowerment speaker. She is quickly becoming a sought after speaker and facilitator. Leslie is transparent, passionate, bold and funny. This unique combination allows her to engage her audience and promote critical thinking. Growing up a teen mom and breast cancer survivor, she openly shares her testimony of how her deeply rooted faith in God transformed her into an OVERCOMER.
Through this transformation, Girls Living Life on Purpose, Inc. began in an intimate setting with just five girls in a recreation center. The program has grown to 18 girls – monitoring their growth through high school graduation and beyond. Leslie is gifted with the ability to empower and inspire teen girls and young women through national and local conventions, conferences, teen summits, high schools, local community organizations, and a bi-monthly mentoring program in the Dallas County Juvenile Detention Center. Leslie is recognized as the voice of teen girls today! She has gained the respect of her peers as someone who truly has a heart and passion for teen girls.
Leslie has been:
- Recognized as one of the 50 Most Amazing Women on the Web by Stiletto Magazine.
- Honored as an Unsung Hero by Ebony Magazine at the Sisterspeak Luncheon sponsored by Pine-Sol
- Featured on Dream By Faith a local Dream By Faith is a half-hour, weekly, Christian Television Talk Show for Women with host Sherry Bronson
- Interviewed 90.9 KCBI Radio Dallas/Ft. Worth
- Featured on Time Warner Cable Community Connection which appears on CNN Headline News.
Leslie’s motto: It’s not about living life – it’s about living life on purpose.
Leslie was born and raised in Omaha, TX and now resides in Dallas, TX. She has been married for over 12 years to Forrest and has two beautiful daughters, Nicoria (14) and Gjetoia (16). She is an alumni of Texas Women’s University.