( ENSPIRE She Did That ) Ms. Classic Universe, Ms. Renee Reynolds, Is Proof To The World That “I Can Do All Things Through Christ Who Strengthens Me.”
ENSPIRE Contributor: LaShonda Thompson
National Association of Black Female Executives in Music & Entertainment member and Philadelphia Native Renee Reynolds has been crowned Ms. Classic Universe 2021-2022. Renee represented the city of “Brotherly Love & Sisterly Affection” and the state of “Virtue, Liberty, and Independence” in the World Finals of the Classic Universe 2021 Pageant, held on July 17th – 23rd at the Orleans Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
With a wide variety of specialties under her belt, Renee holds degrees in Business Administration with a minor in Accounting and an Information Technology Specialist degree. Renee will be graduating from McFormalsdale Christian University with an Honorary Doctorate in Business and Domestic Violence in September 2021. In addition, she is a Senior Administrative Assistant with FMC, the radio host of Babegirl Says, a bandleader, actress, and model.
Becoming Ms. Classic Universe was a long journey for Renee. Renee’s platform is Domestic Violence, with a focus on Human and Sex Trafficking. As a Victorious Domestic Violence Survivor for over 40 years, Renee decided to enter the pageant to build self-esteem and to show other women they too can be the master of their own destiny. Renee is a consummate professional who has performed in various settings, including opening the stage for great names like The Stylistics, The O’Jays, Vickie Winans, Avery Sunshine, and others. In addition, she served as band leader and opening act for Philadelphia’s McFadden & Whitehead for more than 7 years.
An impassioned leader and role model, Renee received the Congressional Record in 2020 and the MLK Keeping the Dream Alive Award in 2021 for service to her community.
She continues to dedicate her life to increasing the awareness and empowerment of women through social media, public speaking, events, radio interviews, and more. Renee strives to show women how her career trajectory took her from ashes to the big stage and how they can do the same.
Renee’s favorite scripture is Philippians 4:13: “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” In her spare time, Renee enjoys photography, motivational speaking, singing, and hosting her Annual Pink Diamond Ball in Memory of her sisters, Teal Reynolds and Loretta Sakil. The proud mother of three children and three grandchildren, Renee resides in Philadelphia, PA, with her rescued German Shepard, Juice.
To learn more about the Ms. Classic Universe pageant, check out the organization’s website here.
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