TaNikka Sheppard is president of the Baptist Women of North America.
- Where did you grow up?
- What is your favorite verse, book or story in the Bible? Why?
I consider Luke 9:23-25 to be my life verse.
It reminds me to dedicate my life to Christ on a daily basis.
- What is your favorite movie? Why?
The main character inspires people to know that God has a purpose for their lives, no matter what issues or difficulties they may have.
- Who are three people you admire?
Ida B. Wells; Fannie Lou Hamer; and Barbara Jean Davis, my grandmother.
- What is one little-known fact about yourself?
I’m a former cellist, who still has a great love for classical music.