Women's Elevation Magazine May 2015 - Page 20

K. Frison: Thank you so much for inviting me to your home and allowing me to interview you! J. Tyler: I’m honored that you asked and glad that you could come down here! K. Frison: I’ve followed you on social media for the last few years but could you tell our readers a little bit about yourself? J. Tyler: Okay. Umm. . .Well. . . questions like that are always so weird because I hate talking about myself. (laughs) I don’t want to brag or anything like that. In short, I am from DC. I grew up- born and raised in DC and did not have a perfect life but God found me. He saved me and now I make it my business to tell the world. And to live through my mission and to just help others, which is my passion. . . That’s why I’m so transparent. And that’s why it’s so important for me to be [transparent], in hopes that I could save someone from having to go through a lot of the things that I went through. That’s what I’m passionate about. I think that’s the core of my ministry and who I am- transparency and making sure that other people don’t have to experience some of the things that I’ve experienced just from not knowing Christ. And not having that background [growing up]. You know- I could go on and list all the other stuff [I’m an author and all those things but that’s in my bio so. . .] (laughs). K. Frison: Even when I wrote that question, I was thinking, “I already know a whole bunch of things and I don’t really know what she wants to focus on. You have a lot to choose from! Between ministry, your businesses, and family, how do you balance it all? As women, we’re kind of expected to balance everything anyway but I know that y