Juanita-Michelle Darden-Jones is the owner of Third Perk Coffeehouse & Wine Bar and Third Perk Express. She is a dreamer who works hard at transforming her passions into reality.
Juanita-Michelle is a social-preneur who assists small business owners in Dayton, Ohio. She founded The Dreamer’s Gala to raise capital for entrepreneurs to start and grow businesses. She advocates on behalf of small businesses to ensure their unique struggles are not ignored. She’s a change agent who gives a voice to engage community support to help small businesses survive and thrive.
In addition to being an assistant professor of developmental mathematics at Sinclair Community College, Juanita-Michelle is wife, mother and grandmother.