Katina Turner is a proud mother of two adult children and a doting grandmother. Born in Columbus Mississippi, she later relocated to Flint, Michigan, where she found her passion to serve and advocate on behalf of others. Her passion began over 30 years ago when she was first introduced to community service at age 14.
She holds a B.A. Degree in Human Services, specializing in Family Life Education. Her experience includes working with families, individuals and youth in many capacities. Since moving to North Carolina in 2006, she has worked in the areas of case management, prevention, intervention, outreach and within the criminal justice system.
Katina was the recipient of the United Way Bridges to the Future programs “Key Champion Award”, given to organizations that exemplify outstanding organizational programming for k-12 youth. She also received a letter of recognition from former governor of Michigan, Jennifer Granholm, recognizing her as a local community leader.
She consistently works to do her part in empowering, encouraging, and equipping individuals with tangible and intangible skill sets to help transform everyday life challenges into positive outcomes.