Joselyn Martinez is an NYC performing artist & creative entrepreneur who is passionate about inspiring, encouraging and teaching women ways to navigate modern life and create success on their own terms.
I didn’t give my artistic passions a chance without a battle. I knew I wanted to make a positive difference in the world but had to overcome a few hurdles in order to realize my true potential.
I was an NYU Pre-Law student, on the fast track towards a “safe” career, ignoring my true passion for the arts. I thought: I didn’t work this hard in school so that I can be a “starving artist.” Besides, becoming a lawyer would help me with a secret personal mission; one that started when I was nine. One way or the other, opportunities in the performing arts kept showing up for me. I had decided to give my dream a shot and never looked back.
Yet there was always the feeling of something pending. My desire to find the person that took my dad’s life when I was nine years old. I felt as if I couldn’t move on if I didn’t do something.
Learning from all the books and resources I found available, I decided to take action. I contacted places that could help me in my path. Not getting any results, I decided to start the search myself. Twenty-six years later, thanks to technology, I found the man that murdered my father and he was arrested.
In an era where we are one Google search away from finding whatever we want, I realized that I didn’t have to wait for anyone or any entity to make anything happen. No matter what setbacks we have, or dysfunctional systems in society we have believed, we have the power to can create a life we love living.
I continue to enjoy this amazing journey towards self actualization, one that has gifted me with a fulfilling and fun career working and learning from some of the biggest actors in the industry. I am building a new business that inspires, encourages and teaches women to design their version of success.
If I’m not on a set near you, I can be found teaching women how to find their focus and solve their #ModernDayWomanProblems.
Joselyn is a gem in my life. As determined as I am in my goals and dreams, when I came to Joselyn, my vigor and motivation had jolted. I was down on myself, hard on myself, and not celebrating my victories. I had also suffered the worst pain in my of losing about a dozen people in one year back to back, including my dear grandmother. I forgot myself, my talents and reasons to celebrate life with so much death surrounding me. My creative outlet was going back to my roots and studies and writing a play.
When I met Joselyn, my play was simply a vague idea, a concept. Her goal sheets helped me break down the play into scenes. After Joselyn’s workshop, I felt more empowered and less worried. Her words, goal sheets and the connections she drew with all women in the room, made me feel a real sense of community like my art mattered and was needed. By the time I was down with our one on ones and she had her first workshop, my play was complete. I did it! I sent my play out to be a copywritten. I then sent it out for a festival in the Sumer and I got in!
I swear these monthly goal sheets of hers changed my creative life. They say when the student is ready, the teacher appears. And although she feels more like a big sister than a teacher, because that’s just the loving energy she carries, I surely learned plenty from her about the creative process and being determined to live out my dreams.
You are doing a great service to your community. This is something everyone needs in their lives. Before this seminar, I would wake up and turn on the news and have my coffee, and with all the natural disasters going on, I would immediately feel overwhelmed with sadness. Now I pay attention to how I feel and ask myself: Would Joselyn be doing this? Nope…and I turn the TV off and start working on what’s important. I start working on my life.
– Luimy B.
Joselyn’s enthusiasm and positive outlook on achieving decide goals has motivated me to change my procrastination habits, and set forth a plan to reach my goals in a desired timeframe.
-Skarlent R, New York.-