“Queendom Come is necessary because every girl must know that their destiny and divinity is too important to be compromised for anything “
Sis Wakiti Muhammad
Wakiti Muhammad is the cofounder and director of The Elevated Places k-12 School in Houston Texas. Known for its innovation and unique school concept and culture, The Elevated Places has gained national attention. Originally from New Orleans, Louisiana, Wakiti Muhammad began her career as a certified teacher in inner city schools after earning her B.A. in Elementary Education from Southern University. In 2005, she relocated to Houston Texas after her family home was destroyed by the horrific Hurricane Katrina. In Houston, Mrs. Muhammad moved into private education. Known for her passion and belief in homeschooling and individualized instruction, she has served as a consultant to many organizations on the implementation of alternative educational programs. She has written countless articles including the controversial “Public Education is a Facade: The Writing is on the Blackboard” for the Houston Chronicle. Equipped with a masters degree in Organizational Leadership, Wakiti Muhammad works to help others bring their creativity, vision, and business ideas to fruition through her company Elevated Concepts which provides services from interior design to project development. Mrs. Muhammad is currently a doctoral student, pursing a PHD in Educational Leadership with a Concentration in the K12 sector. As a wife, mother of four, student, community servant, and educator, Wakiti Muhammad continues to stress her core beliefs that there are no limitations on human potential.
Sis. Patricia Muhammad
Originally from St. Thomas, U.S.V.I. has had a passion and strong desire to help young adults from a young age. Mrs. Muhammad being the 6th of eight children has grown up with a strong sense of family and an even stronger desire to keep family together. Her desires carried her through school where she volunteered with various organizations and hospitals helping, mentoring and speaking to young adults. Although Mrs. Muhammad holds a Bachelors in Business Administration and a Masters in Computer Science and Technology, that never stopped her from volunteering in schools and mentoring children whenever the opportunity presented itself.
“Queendom Come is a journey. A journey that does not end. A Journey that all women and girls of color should have the opportunity to embark upon without restrictions. A journey that starts from cultivating what God has given each and every one of us that defines who we are and the legacy that we will leave. It is necessary that this journey; Queendom Come be a part of every community in which girls reside so that their, OUR potential and legacy, can be nurtured, cultivated and demonstrated.
Attorney Sadiyah Evangelista
Attorney Sadiyah Evangelista has been a member of the Texas Bar since April 2002. After graduating from Texas A&M in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science, she then went on to receive her Juris Doctorate from Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University in 2001. Upon graduation from law school, she didn’t immediately start practicing law school, but instead, enhanced her career working in politics and social activism. Attorney Evangelista served as the Immigration Liaison for Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee from 1999-2004, worked for United States President Bill Clinton on his advance team in 1998 during his trip to Houston for an Education Conference, and served as Chief of Staff for Council Member Carroll G. Robinson At Large Position 5 from 2001 to 2004. Attorney Evangelista also worked as a Visiting Professor for the Barbara Jordan School of Public Policy for Texas Southern University from 2005 to 2006 teaching undergraduate law related classes. Attorney Evangelista is currently an adjunct instructor at the Elevated Places School teaching Metaphysical Sciences 101 and 102 with the Teachings of Master Farad Muhammad, the Honorable Elijah Muhammad and Minister Louis Farrakhan as the foundation of her class.
In 2004, Attorney Evangelista opened the Law Office of Sadiyah Evangelista and has passionately been working ever since as a criminal defense attorney, specializing in misdemeanors and felonies. She is known as the “Godly Warrior Lawyer”. In 2012, Attorney Evangelista was awarded top 50 Lawyers in Houston by D-MARS business magazine. Attorney Evangelista was admitted to practice before the Federal Bar in August 2013.
Attorney Evangelista is married to Kosala Rose and is the proud mother of 4 girls and 3 boys.
Attorney Qiana Manns
Qiana Manns, attorney at law, is a child welfare law specialist and board member of the Harris County HBA Juvenile law Section. She is most proud to be the mother of four beautiful daughters. As a young woman, she attended Cal State University Northridge, receiving a B.A. in sociology and criminology. Subsequently, she obtained her Juris Doctorate from Whittier Law School in California. Qiana Manns is very passionate about issues affecting children and minorities. She is a former special education advocate with Whittier Children’s Right Center and the first judicial intern for the “Juvenile Gang Court” in Compton, CA. Thus, she has taken her experience gained in juvenile court to aggressively represent juveniles in delinquency proceedings and parole hearings. Qiana Manns is now in private practice and actively involved in managing a corporation offering legal self help solutions and mediation services. Also Attorney Manns dedicates a large part of her time to advocating for children and representing parents against allegations of child abuse and neglect by Child Protective Services. Other legal services provided include probate, estate planning, divorce, custody, and child support matters. As a young lawyer, she is not only committed to fighting in court but is also involved in volunteering in the community. Her volunteer efforts consist of organizing and presenting for numerous town hall meetings, know your rights seminars, CLE courses and legal advice clinics throughout the city. Developing mentoring programs, BRIDGES and QUEENDOM COM, for teen girls and working with the GIRLS court team in Harris County to address human trafficking is what helps to fuel her desire to continue to advocate for youth and families in our judicial system.
Sis. Oshea Weaver-Muhammad
A natural born teacher, has spent the last 17 years of her life involved in the training and development of young women and girls. She has taught a wide range of courses from rearing children, cooking, etiquette, proper relationships, femininity and self-defense. A native of Flint, Michigan, she has always had the desire to help her community, even as a very young child.
A High school graduate of Flint Northern, she pursued her education at the University of Michigan, Clark Atlanta University and in 2002 received her B. B. A in Computer Information Systems from Georgia State University. In 2006, she became a Certified Early Childhood Educator in the State of Texas and worked in various community schools. In 2010, she founded Little Gods Academy, an early childhood learning program that focuses on developing the whole child. As a loving wife, and proud mother of two boys, she is dedicated to the cultivation, nurturing and training of women and girls in our community.