Starting Your Dreams Later In Life and Embracing the Detour

Jenee Darden speaking at Creative Mornings I know it's been a while since I've posted anything but that's because of my job. I'm working as a reporter covering Oakland and I host an arts segment on the radio where I get to interview amazing artists from around the Bay Area. Plus I'm publicizing my book  and building my speaking career!  You know what's funny? I thought this would all happen by the time I was 27-30.  Nope. That wasn't God's plan for me. I'm finally beginning to do the things I've wanted to do and I'm almost 40 years old. Some people reading this who are 40 will say 40 is still young. But some younger people reading may think 40 is nearly ancient. But I'm writing this post for those who like me, thought their career and personal dreams would come true much early in life. I'm here to tell you not to give up.  You know, death inspires life. A number of my relatives and friends have passed away, ranging in

Check Me Out In The Daily Mail, Marie Claire and Inside Edition.

I have been a busy bee between covering The People v. O.J. Simpson and also being covered in the media. Marie Claire and the Daily Mail both published articles about me, the blog, and O.J. trial stuff. Tonight I'll be on Inside Edition. Check your local listings.

I must say that I've been putting my journalism degree and media experience to good use!


  1. This is exciting! I'll be looking for you!

  2. I found you via one of the many stories being published on the web right now. I am enjoying your writing immensely! How proud your father must be of you!

    1. I'm glad you're enjoying my writing. My father is very proud. He's not watching the show, but he's following my writing. :)


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