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Alexis Lenderman

Alexis Lenderman

Gaylord, Michigan

Alexis Lenderman is an author of The Scholarship Blueprint, business owner of The Scholarship Expert, co-founder of The Rose Empowerment Group and speaker.

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Alexis Lenderman is a recent graduate of Western Michigan University where she earned a BBA in Entrepreneurship, a BA in Global & International Studies, a certificate in Nonprofit Leadership and a minor in Political Science. She has studied abroad eight times during her undergraduate career. Using her years of experience searching and applying for scholarships, in 2016, she founded The Scholarship Expert, a scholarship coaching business to position students to graduate debt-free while obtaining the necessary skills to maximize their college experience. Recently, she co-developed another venture called the Rising Above Societal Expectations (ROSE) Empowerment Group to teach youth career and life development skills such as financial literacy, healthy relationships, community inter-dependence, and more. Lenderman loves to travel and aspires to be a positive example to other foster youth and is committed to educational equity.
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Justin Black is a former foster care alum and recent graduate of Western Michigan University where he studied public relations and African studies. He recently created the ROSE Empowerment Group, a company focused on closing the information gap for Black and Brown youth. Justin studied urban and community development as well as a political and economic philosophy in countries such as South Africa, Rwanda, Uganda, Senegal, Hong Kong, and South Korea. Before starting the ROSE Empowerment Group, Justin created the Global Challenges for a Global Society study abroad to Rwanda and Uganda focusing on strategies of economic and community development.

Justin Black is the Communications Director of The Scholarship Expert, co-founder of The Rose Empowerment Group and speaker.

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Redefining Our Normal

A journey of two former foster youth discover healing, happiness, and love.

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Who could overcome the depths of the foster care system and find their true love on the other side? Alexis and Justin started their journey in Flint and Detroit, MI, faced with the barriers of sexual, emotional, and physical abuse. Their environment shaped their identity and plagued their growth. After recognizing the toxic generational patterns placed upon them by family and society, they were forced to accept the task of redefining their perspective of themselves and the world in the midst of professing their love for one another.

Who created your definition of love and how is it displayed amongst your family, friends, and loved ones? Justin and Alexis give a detailed synopsis' of their path to discover normalcy while describing what love means to them based upon their experiences in the child welfare system. No matter your life story, background, or culture, this book will force you to question your idea of what is normal and who/what shaped your identity.

This book is broken down into four sections with unique themes. The first three sections are broken down by their individual personal narratives as they go on two individual journeys of self-discovery and healing so that they can be who they need to be for each other. This then leads to Agreement which is the final section of this book. Each chapter provides troubling statistics that both have had to face in order to be where they are today juxtaposed with what God says. Mingled with labels that have been placed upon them since childhood, this book discusses race (as an interracial couple), mental health, COVID-19, marriage, and more. It is a story of beating the odds and creating a life worth living while building their faith to influence others.

Less than 3% of foster youth have graduated from college but Alexis and Justin have overcome the statistics! They've launched two businesses (ROSE Empowerment Group and The Scholarship Expert) while also completing a combined 13 study abroad programs together. This memoir is a raw and vulnerable journey of healing and happiness as Justin and Alexis prepare for marriage in August 2020.

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  • How can young people identify healthy and unhealthy romantic, friend, and family relationships
  • We have a launch team of over 300 people for out book
  • Less than 3% of foster youth have graduated from college but Alexis and Justin have overcome the statistics
  • During the Black Lives Matter and race conversations, this book is pivotal to creating healthy relationships as an interracial couple.
  • We have a vast community of foster youth, foster and adoptive parents, and organizations committed to serving youth.

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  • Becoming by Michelle Obama, Publisher: Crown (November 13, 2018), Similar because it is going over life events with an overarching theme

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Those looking to combat the ideas and labels placed upon them by society and overcoming the odds.

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