Fox Soul Launches Season 2 of Worth a Conversation With Jay ‘Jeezy’ Jenkins
FOX SOUL, the leading OTT streaming platform celebrating black history and the African American community 365 days a year, premiered the first episode of Worth A Conversation with Jay “Jeezy” Jenkins season 2, hosted by recording artist, entrepreneur and philanthropist — Jay “Jeezy” Jenkins.
Jay “Jeezy” Jenkins has always converted his artistic inspiration into real life conversations. This series is a conversation, not a talk show. Jay sits down with thinkers and doers of the culture. He engages in intimate dialogue with life lessons serving as the compass for this show’s soul. Worth A Conversation gives the audience an up close and personal viewpoint into the life and minds of some of the most iconic people to advance the culture. This is FOX SOUL’s version of My Next Guest with David Letterman led by Jay because of his ability to bridge the gap between the street corner and the corner office. Last season’s guests, included actor and rapper Ludacris, film producer Will Packer, Mayor of Atlanta Keisha Lance Bottoms, record producer, rapper, businessman, and art collector Swizz Beatz, 2x Super Bowl winner and sports analyst Deion Sanders (aka “Prime Time”), to America’s favorite entertainer Steve Harvey, and activist Tamika Mallory, a nationally recognized civil rights activist and seasoned community organizer, who is an expert in the areas of gun violence prevention, criminal justice reform, and grassroots organizing, among others.
The Season 2 premiere welcomed the incomparable Bishop T.D. Jakes, one of the world’s most influential Christian, Black and entrepreneurial voices. He is the bishop of The Potter’s House, a non-denominational American megachurch in Dallas, Texas, who broadcasts to millions weekly, and in 10 years transformed a humble church of 50 families into a multimillion-dollar ministry that reaches around the globe through television, radio, and the Internet. Bishop TD Jakes is also a best-selling author and successful entrepreneur. His political, cultural and spiritual insight from his 40+ years in ministry and business is relevant to the headlines we see every day.
Upcoming guests include:
- Dr. Ian Smith – The author of the #1 New York Times bestselling books, SHRED: THE REVOLUTIONARY DIET and SUPER SHRED: The Big Results Diet, and BLAST THE SUGAR OUT. Dr. Smith’s highly anticipated newest book, The Clean 20, became an instant New York Times best seller, helping hundreds of thousands of people reduce bad sugars from their diet, lose weight, lower blood sugar levels, and cut the cravings. Dr. Smith was appointed by President Obama to a second term on the prestigious President’s Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition. He is currently the medical contributor and co-host of the nationally syndicated television show The Rachael Ray Show.
- Dr. Sherry Blake – Dr. Sherry Blake, is one of the most highly sought-after media experts in the area of mental health in the country. Most known as the therapist for WeTv’s longest standing African American family reality series “Braxton Family Values,” she has appeared as a guest expert on countless other shows including The Real Housewives of Atlanta, T.I. & Tiny Family Hustle, Love and Hip Hop Atlanta, Preachers of Atlanta, Little Women of Atlanta, CNN, MSNBC, and HLN.
- Dr. Steve Perry – Perry is an educator, bestselling author, and the Founder and Head of Schools, Capital Preparatory Schools. Widely respected by grassroots community members and internationally renowned leaders as an educator, social worker and public speaker, his charismatic and compelling voice is an inspiration.
- Shaun King – Journalist, civil rights activist and co-founder of Real Justice PAC, King is amongst the most compelling voices in the Black Lives Matter movement: a humane and passionate advocate for justice and families, and an extremely visible fundraiser for victims of brutality and discrimination for African Americans.
As an entrepreneur, new business ventures for Jay “Jeezy” Jenkins include multiple real estate properties, Defiance Fuel Fitness Water, a partnership with American Cut Steakhouse and his ongoing partnership with global spirits brand Tequila Avion. Jeezy has been no stranger to the fashion world. With his “dare to be different” mentality, he is not afraid of a bold print or a bright color making a statement with everything he wears. Jeezy believes that whether you dress up, or dress down, as long as you feel good, you will look good. He has cultivated lifelong relationships with worldwide fashion houses such as Roberto Cavalli, Versace, Tom Ford, and Dolce & Gabbana. Jeezy launched his charity Street Dreamz Foundation over 10 years ago to consistently be involved in improving the lives of those less fortunate in the city of Atlanta. For his continuous community service efforts, he was awarded the Phoenix Award from the city of Atlanta–the highest honor an individual or group can receive from the Mayor of Atlanta, this year, he ran the Peachtree Road Race, a half marathon alongside the Mayor of Atlanta to raise money for his foundation and the city of Atlanta’s scholarship fund.
You can stream Worth A Conversation with Jay “Jeezy” Jenkins every Wednesday at 10 pm ET/7 pm PT via YouTube, Fox Soul app and website, Apple, Roku Samsung TV Plus, Tubi, Xumo, Fire TV Stick and more.
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