Jemina McCarter Ballard was born on December 8, in Fayetteville, North Carolina. She is the daughter of Senior Pastor Carlton and Lady Marilyn McCarter. On May 10, 2003, Jemina married Aloysius “Lo” Ballard (Owner, Beyond Expectations Productions) and now has two children, Atyanna and Kaedyn Ballard. For the 1st 13 years of Jemina’s life, she lived in 2 countries, 4 states and is currently residing in Ocean Springs MS. In December of 2001 she received a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management from the University of Southern MS, Hattiesburg MS. Today, Jemina works for the United States government where she is a Human Resources Specialist but working in ministry is her main priority. Along with her husband, Jemina is the Worship Pastor for Victory International Christian Center. Victory Int. Christian Center provided the platform for Jemina to create community projects of various reaches. Some of the projects ranged from an annual Free Shoe Giveaway, Mother Daughter Brunch during Mother’s Day weekend, Sock It To Me sock drive for the homeless and a diaper drive for the local women’s shelter. Jemina’s goal is to help women who are hurting heal and encourage other women who are healed to remain strong.