Serita A. Jakes is an author, speaker, and visionary who serves alongside her husband, Bishop T. D. Jakes of The Potter’s House (TPH) in Dallas, Texas. Mrs. Jakes is an executive director of women’s and children’s affairs where she oversees God’s Leading Ladies Life Enrichment Program and the Distinctively Debutante Program. In 2017, she was the catalyst behind TPH becoming the first church to offer a Best Buddies Chapter, a program for adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). In 2020, this ministry evolved into Capable Minds, Hearts & Hands to create more opportunities for IDD individuals and their families to thrive. Mrs. Jakes has written “The Princess Within,” “The Princess Within for Teens,” “Beside Every Good Man: Loving Myself While Standing By Him,” and a novel, “The Crossing.” With her latest venture, Serita Jakes Home Collection, she hopes to inspire joy in creating sacred spaces wherever you are. A loving wife, mother, and grandmother, Mrs. Jakes and her husband have five children and eight grandchildren.