089 I Single Mom to Ms. North America - Anything is Possible with Renauda Bennett


Today on Mastering Midlife: 

  • How a “put together presentation,” doesn’t tell the whole story. 

  • How her “girly girl” daughter convinced this sport oriented, career woman to enter a pageant.   

  • What do you do when you lose your job, your relationship and find yourself pregnant, even after you “did everything right?” 

  • Hardships and challenges make you who you are. 

  • The challenges of race, confidence and self-love for little girls

Mastering Midlife is often about “resilience.”  It is also about the “heroes journey.”  Renauda Bennett brings all this and so much more.  Join us on an all too familiar journey of plans thwarted, dreams crushed, and a hard-fought triumph that could not be predicted.  Renauda’s story my get current with a beautiful daughter, a thriving career and a crown, but the gold is in the grit, creativity and fortitude we can all relate to and learn from.  

“When you hit rock bottom, you have no place else to go but up, and the way I got up, was through my faith.” –Renauda Bennett  


Renauda Bennett recently crowned the 2019 Ms. North America Beauty Pageant titleholder. She competed against other delegates from the North America continent who came to Orlando, Florida for the International Competition. Affectionately known as “Nani” was born and raised in the Richmond, VA area. She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree from Virginia State University in Sports Management and her Master’s Degree from Texas A&M University in Sports Marketing. Through her love of sports, she has been blessed to work for NASCAR, the Houston Rockets and the World Champion Houston Astros. Renauda is launching her own non-profit organization, Christ Confidence, LLC this fall to aid in building young girl’s confidence and self-awareness beginning at age 5.


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