Claudette Esmerelda


Introducing, Weak Emerald's first up and coming new children's book author, Claudette Esmerelda, a U.S. Army retired veteran, presents convincing evidence that where you start or finish in life has more to do with courage than culture.  The "Art of Resilience” has been a theme throughout Claudette’s life.  High school graduation opened the door to college but lack of funding was an obstacle; however, Claudette was not deterred, she joined the Army Reserves at the age of 17.  Upon graduation of Army Basic Combat and Advanced Individual Training; she secured funding for college but other things hindered her plans. At the age of 18, the future appeared hopeless but Claudette persevered with F.A.I.T.H. and courage.  Her storied life and 20+ years in the military provides the experiences that actively inspire individuals and groups to adopt the D.R.E.A.M. approach.  You will find yourself never giving in, never giving up!  


Decisions to Destiny: Stories from Germany to Georgia. 

Immerse yourself in determination and courage that end with the pursuit of destiny. Claudette relates stories that effectively lead the audience to identify life decisions with great rewards!


The Faith to Dream:  A Product of the Village. 

A tough-love exploration of our community’s contribution that examines:  why we are here, what we are here to accomplish, and how the people contribute to our story.  Learn stereotype survival, overcome obstacles, and self-actualization.


Students (elementary, middle, high, undergraduate), educators, and business professionals.  Retreats, youth camps, faith groups, non-profits and festivals. 


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