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Kayona Bowman is a Transition Coordinator with Bridges to the Future. She helps youth and young adults create their own wellness plans that provide a roadmap built on short and long term goals to achieve independence. The tools she uses to help youth and young adults are her personal and professional skills, training, resources, and support from her team and the community.
Kayona graduated from University of Maryland, where she received her Associates degree as a Registered Nurse. She has worked with hospitals and Medical Facilities providing treatment to patients. Along with supported services, she provided dedicated support for individuals with disabilities creating life skills to maximize potential for independence, both socially and vocationally.
Her hobbies include being a full time mom, supporting her children in the many activities of their choice.
Kayona’s Favorite Quotes:
“My fear is my only Courage”
“Being vulnerable is the only way to allow your heart to feel true pleasure”
“The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively”
My biggest inspiration would have to be my parents. In life you have different eras that you go through and having made it through those transitions, you learn how to stay humble. My parents helped me find a sense of ease, regardless of whether those times would be challenging. They never gave up, which has given me Strength and Courage to be who I am today. Strong!