Erica Darlene Sampson is a Newark Native. She graduated from Malcolm X Shabazz High School and Montclair State University. At an early age she realized that acting, performing, dancing and speaking would be a part of her life forever. She enjoys helping and encouraging others to Dig Deep within to bring out their “Best”. From 1996 thru 2000 she was The High School Coordinator of the Newark Best Friends Diamond Girl Program which was an abstinence base program fostering self-respect through self-control: teaching adolescence to abstain from sex, drugs and alcohol. Darlene’s experience includes instructing, choreographing dance, teaching aerobics and facilitating workshops. Darlene graced Newark Symphony Hall and The New Jersey Performing Arts Center in gospel play entitled “ A Kept Woman,” where she played one of the lead roles. In 2008 she became a Certified Personal Trainer.
Adesina Sampson (Georgetown, Guyana) is a dancer, actor and choreographer. He received his dance training at The Ailey School, LT Dance Company Inc, and Steps on Broadway Dance Center. In 2005, Mr. Sampson made his theatrical debut in the off-Broadway production The Darker Face of the Earth. His other performance credits include It's a Dance Thing at the Beacon Theater, Masters' 2006 Dance Concert at N.Y.U, and The power of an Indestructible life at Madison Square Garden. Currently, Mr. Sampson is a teaching artist for Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation , the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Education & Community Programs and an Adjunct Professor at the New Jersey Institute Of Technology.
Adesina and Erica are happily married and the proud parents of three (3) children.
In this short read, "The Power To Believe In Your Greatness," Erica Sampson shows you how being broken and broken-hearted have led her to look inside of her soul and spirit. The pain you are going through is purposed. It is a calling for you to Pay Attention Inward Now. Pain has a way of knocking us to our knees and sucking the life out of us.
In this short read, you will find hope and the courage to triumph. It is your fuel to get you to began to live in your Divine Calling. Your soul needs to be restored, healed so that you can see and began to believe that a seed of greatness has been planted inside of you from the very beginning of time. By God the giver and sustainer of life who wants you to come into all Truth by seeking Him and understanding how much He loves you. You were designed to be great and do great things while here on this Earth. What you are going through is your story indeed, but it is meant for someone else, that only you can reach.