Nikeya Young is an Author/Certified Master Life Coach/Speaker, Licensed Minister, and Entertainer. She is the CEO of Victorious Living Solutions, a life coaching, speaking and workshop facilitating company (which also includes a lifestyle blog & podcast). A former educator with a Master’s Degree in Special Education, and a B.A. in Psychology, and Ministerial Training Certificate from Living Word School of Ministry (Bill Winston Ministries), Nikeya combines her gifts and talents, practical work experience, and spiritual gift of teaching to encourage others to live VICTORIOUSLY! She is especially passionate about speaking to Christian Millennial & single women and helping them to discover their identity and God-given purpose.
In fact, Nikeya’s first book “Virtue Chic: Classy Takes Center Stage” (2017) is a “must read” guide for Christian millennial single women! The book, which includes a foreword by Minister/Author Niki Winston, dishes out practical and spiritual advice on style, dating, pursuing your purpose, resisting the urge to compete with other women, and SO much more!
As an entertainer (Singer/Songwriter/Actress/Model), Nikeya has quite an extensive resume! She released her debut album, “Victorious One” (a Christian Pop/Hip-Hop/R&B album) in 2013. All songs were written by Nikeya and the album was produced by her husband Rodney Young Jr. She was nominated for the Contemporary Female Vocalist of the Year award at the Chicago Gospel Music Awards that year and the album received great reviews.
As an agency-signed model/actress, Nikeya’s national television appearances include: multiple segments on Steve Harvey's daytime talk show, multiple appearances as a Nurse on NBC's hit drama "Chicago Fire" in Seasons 1 & 10, an appearance in the movie "Divergent" (2014), and the lead role of Tameka Anderson in Episode 206 of TV One's "Find Our Missing: The Tameka Anderson Story". Her portrayal of Tameka received positive reviews from family members of the Baton Rouge woman who has been missing since 2010. As an On-Camera Talent/Lifestyle Print Model, Nikeya has worked with brands such as Country Financial, YMCA, Memorial Hospital, Walgreen's, Kellogg's, and Kohl's to name a few! She has held multiple beauty queen titles, and her expertise has been featured in too many media outlets/blogs to name!
Nikeya is happily married to Rodney Young Jr, and is a proud “Slay-at-Home”, homeschooling mama bear to the couple’s 3 beautiful children: Rodney III (R3), and twin baby girls Nalea and Nissi. The couple resides in the South suburbs of Chicago, Illinois.
"Poised. Polished & Professional. Nikeya Young delivers her message with impact and engagement. I enjoyed Ms. Young’s presentation at our recent service club meeting and would recommend considering her services to improve your abilities as a public speaker."
VP, Philanthropy & Community Relations
Ingalls Development Foundation