A blessing to us all.” – James Owens, Auburn University’s first African American football player.


“When faced with challenging situations throughout her life, she didn’t just survive, she thrived. I’m proud of her.” –Gary Fuller, Mayor, City of Opelika, Alabama


“Lisa’s life story is summed up in one word “RESILIENCY”! Her sojourn from South Boston to Oklahoma to Alabama is a riveting account of how hope, faith, and perseverance are benchmarks of how she overcame adversity and hardship along life’s journey to become a successful business woman. This captivating book you will read in one sitting as it motivates one to keep turning pages from beginning to end.” Jerry Kelley, Director of Planning, City of Opelika, Alabama


“This is a very moving book that will make anyone want to go out and feel like they can move the world. Hard times don’t always stay with good people. Hard work overcomes adversity. This is truly a story of a hardworking young lady overcoming many obstacles to survive. This is what this book is about and is a great read for anyone. “ – Terry Henley, Former Auburn University Football Player.