JJ's Biography

JJ's Biography

JJ Smith is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, nutritionist and certified weight-loss expert, passionate relationship/life coach, and inspirational speaker. She has been featured on The Steve Harvey Show, The View, The Better TV Show, The Montel Williams Show, The Jamie Foxx Show, and The Michael Baisden Show. JJ has made appearances on the NBC, FOX,CBS,CNBC and CW Network television stations, as well as in the pages of Glamour, Essence, Heart and Soul, and Ladies Home Journal. Since reclaiming her health, losing weight, and discovering a “second youth” in her forties, bestselling author JJ Smith has become the voice of inspiration to those who want to lose weight, be healthy, and get their sexy back! JJ Smith provides lifestyle solutions for losing weight, getting healthy, looking younger and improving your love life!

JJ has dedicated her life to the field of healthy eating and living. JJ’s passion is to educate others and share with them the natural remedies to stay slim, restore health, and look and feel younger. JJ has studied many philosophies of natural healing and learned from some of the great teachers of our time. After studying and applying knowledge about how to heal the body and lose weight, JJ went on to receive several certifications—one as a certified nutritionist and another as a certified weight-management expert.  JJ received her certification as Nutritionist from the Institute of Holistic Healing.  JJ received her certification as a Weight-Management Specialist from the National Exercise and Sports Trainers Association (NESTA).  She is also a member of the American Nutrition Association (ANA).

JJ’s newest book, The 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse, is a proven plan to safely and quickly detoxify the body, and jumpstart weight loss. Most people who follow the plan strictly experience weight loss of up to 15 pounds in only ten days. JJ's last book, a #1 Bestseller, Lose Weight: Without Dieting or Working Out!, is a revolutionary system that teaches proven methods for permanent weight loss that anyone can follow, no matter their size, income level, or educational level. And the end result is a healthy, sexy, slim body.

JJ holds a B.A. in Mathematics from Hampton University in Virginia. She continued her education by completing The Wharton Business School Executive Management Certificate program. She currently serves as Vice President and Partner in an IT Consulting firm, Intact Technology, Inc. in Greenbelt, Maryland. JJ was also the youngest African-American to receive a Vice President position at a Fortune 500 company. Her hobbies include reading, writing and deejaying.