CC Minton Headshot 2015

CC MINTON

CC Minton is the author of Daddy’s Greek Potato Pie and a contributing editor to Harlem World Magazine. She writes a section called “Up Close with CC Minton” where she recently took readers inside 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue to the White House Kids State Dinner. A sports fan, CC tackled big business in 2014 when she and her team provided bits and bytes at the Official NY/NJ Super Bowl VIP Tailgate Party. CC is the recipient of the 2014 President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition Community Leadership Award. A social entrepreneur, CC’s philanthropic endeavors include project chair for the Junior League’s Health and Nutrition Initiative, serving as guest panelist with the Jack and Jill of America Foundation’s Childhood Obesity Forum and hosting a walk/talk event in honor of “America on the Move Week.”

Age:

49

Position:

Author; Award-Winning Lifestyle Advocate; CEO, Cecelia Antoinette LLC

City, State you live in:

West Orange, NJ

One Great Achievement:

Completing the 5K Run for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and raising funds for the organization.

Currently Reading:

The 52 Lessons for Christianpreneurs by Tasha “TC” Cooper

Social Media:

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

Philosophy of Life:

“If it isn’t fun, it ain’t worth doin’!”

Favorite Indulgence:

Spending time with close friends (they know who they are).

What’s a favorite restaurant in NJ? And what dish do you love there?

Cuban Pete’s in Montclair. Piscado Al Ajillo – a Caribbean flounder sautéed in a bath of garlic.

What’s one thing you love about the WA?

The events are fabulous and you always meet someone new.

One thing most people don’t know about me:

I spend the majority of my time at home.