Sunshine Smith-Williams was raised in south Jamaica Queens, New York by her mother, who struggled to make ends meet. Smith-Williams grew up in impoverished housing projects with dim hope. Utilizing education as a weapon to overcome poverty, she obtained a degree and certifications.
Sunshine obtained a B.S degree in Legal Studies from John Jay College Of Criminal Justice and a certification in Education from Harvard University, climbing the corporate ladder to achieve success
After being laid off from her job in 2010, Smith-Williams gained the faith to start her own business. Sunny Legal Realty is a financial firm that assist people in fields of real estate, credit restoration, credit building, consumer law, housing law and contracts. Smith-Williams is a serial entrepreneur, financial expert, best selling author, youth advocate, philanthropist, and public speaker.
Through an intense journey that equipped her to discover her gifts and talents, dethrone her character flaws and increase her self-esteem, she successfully opened other thriving businesses and mentored others to do the same.
As a wealth educator she believes in ownership. To date Smith-Williams is a best selling Author of five books. The self published Author is the owner of Sunny side-up Publications where she writes workshops, programs, scripts and books. She also is the owner of “Ambitious Beauty Collection” animal cruelty free global cosmetic line. Her global cosmetic line is in Africa, Sudan and London.
As a youth advocate and co owner of “Investing In Us Organization” she has implemented workshops, lifestyle, financial curriculum, and programs in her homeless shelters for formerly incarcerated women and men. Investing In Us also has trade workshops in charter schools and at DYRS. This experience enlightened Smith-Williams to her purpose. Her life is a living testament that the past, regardless of the mistakes you make or your background, does not have to dictate your future! She shares this message of hope with both youth and adults across the world, inspiring them to overcome life’s difficulties.