Who is Keishawna?
Keishawna is the essence of confidence, class and living a FIT LIFEstyle. Growing up in Baltimore, Maryland, there was always one trait that would be associated with Keishawna – Active!
During the early years, her activity bred a fierce competitive nature within her that continues to drive her today. As she grew older she developed a keen sense of self and was able to express her esteem through her love of music and dance. She paired these two interests when she began to dance as a child and progressed in the dance world. She would eventually transition her skills of dance to cheerleading in high school. This set the tone for many revelations to Keishawna, but most importantly, she knew that the key to success in dance, cheerleading, sports and in life was being FIT. As she developed physically and as a person, she had an inner confidence that allowed her to always be positive, determined and goal-oriented and this set the course to follow her dreams.
A few years after graduating with a degree in business, she found herself equipped to compete not only in the sports and fitness world, but a new found aspiration - the business arena. In working in the retail sector during college, Keishawna developed a fire about fashion which allowed her to set her own style. She was inspired her female clients, that brought with them a confident and daring outlook towards fashion, yet possessed those special qualities of grace, class, and yes sexiness that set them apart the rest.
This was yet another piece to the evolution of ‘Who is Keishawna?’ From here she was able to see business from another perspective; entrepreneurship. Keishawna got the opportunity to do something that would change her life forever. She was given the opportunity by her father, JB, to work with him in his business. Here she quickly learned the discipline of business; the long hours, the commitment to goals, the importance of service to clients, the importance of organization and multi-tasking and the quest for providing for family. All of these traits were already within her, but her dad was able to show them to her first-hand - in real time, while always preaching to her to believe in herself – follow her dreams – and always shine to reveal the inner beauty that he always saw in her. Likewise her mother was and continues to be very influential in her life and set into place an unyielding faith that Keishawna carries with her each day as part of her armor – allowing her to be able to approach any situation or obstacle with decorum and an absolute knowledge that she can do anything through God.
Now set with her faith, academia, and real-life skills – Keishawna began to form the plan that has brought her to where she is today – and the blueprint that she is unveiling, that allowing her to catch her dreams and bring them to reality for all to see. She has been able to tie her experiences together into a neatly wrapped, beautiful and amazingly powerful package you now know as Keishawna!
Combining her love of music and dance, adding her fierceness of fashion and grace and using her keen business intuition, Keishawna has become an NFL cheerleader, a SpokesModel for international brands, a sought after beauty and fashion model, a group and personal fitness trainer, a professional fitness competitor and a corporate affiliate and associate that utilizes her business savvy, organizational skills and thought provoking concepts - making her unique. This has led to the development of her FITness mantra of being ‘So XtraFIT.’
Keishawna uses her positive outlook and her awesome ability to inspire others in her fitness programs and her day to day activities. She understands the science of exercise and the intrinsic value of nutrition in reaching fitness goals. She also implores maintaining a healthy and positive outlook in life, no matter the circumstances; That time is precious and with the right formula and application of commitment to ones’ mind, body and spirit, they will be able to experience excellence and like her, the realization of their dreams. Being FIT is a healthy lifestyle choice to Keishawna and being ‘So XtraFIT’ means going after your goals and dreams by giving 110% and adding that ‘XTRA’ flavor of each individual that makes them stand out and be unique – always feeling comfortable and confident in being themselves.
With all of the success that Keishawna has been blessed with thus far and the many facets of life she has yet to experience, she makes sure that she keeps family as a central part of her life. She continues to include music as the soundtrack to her life and dances everyday like no one is watching! She enjoys meeting new people and hearing their stories of success and the real life experiences that have brought them to their present state of life; She looks forward to her own continual growth in her faith, fitness, business, branding and an ever evolving level of happiness that she shares with her beautiful smile and excitement for life!