SOCIAL IMPACT EXECUTIVE
LIFESTYLE EMPOWERMENT STRATEGIST
A nationally recognized award-winning health & lifestyle advocate, CC Minton is an author, media contributor, social impact executive, and lifestyle empowerment strategist with a passion for the people.
The Washington, DC native, a recipient of the President's Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition Leadership award, empowers the community to embrace and approach life with passion and purpose. Her grassroots journey began in the kitchen of her home and took her all the way to the most prominent address - The White House. The journey is where she honed her skills to influence and empower the lifestyles of the people.
CC gave voice to her experiences becoming Health and Lifestyle Editor at Harlem World Magazine where she elevated the conversation about health, fitness, and lifestyle curating content for Up Close with CC Minton. Conversations with high-profile notables include personal interviews with Judge "Greg" Mathis, Forbes Top Teen Entrepreneur Mikaila Ulmer, 2016 Olympic hurdler Kristin Castlin and International Chef Marcus Samuelsson just to name a few. She has covered NYC charity events whose guest included B-Smith, Stephen Burrows, Cicely Tyson, Common, Nick Cannon, and Alicia Keys. CC's charismatic personality has earned her spots on Daytime Emmy Award The Chew, Dr. Oz Show, and Anderson Live.
Invited by the Press Office of First Lady Michelle Obama, CC covered The Kids' State Dinner in the East Room and outside in The White House Kitchen Garden. Co-hosting the first Team USA Olympic Day sanctioned event in the City of Newark, participants experienced a worldwide celebrated day of festivities and learning about Olympic values.
The White House
Kids' State Dinner
Her love for the community is at the center of what she does as a humanitarian and is home to where she finds her passion for the people. CC took the lead as Chairperson for the Junior League's Health and Nutrition Initiative, served on the Board of Governance, Co-Chaired A Spring Affair House Tour & Boutique, and is a former member of the West Orange Board of Education Wellness Council. Participating as a guest panelist at the Jack and Jill of America Childhood Obesity Forum and hosting a Walk and Talk event with the YMCA had an impact on the community at large.
A community leader that added an entrepreneurial focus to her work, CC tackled big business as a New York/New Jersey NFL Super Bowl XLVIII business connect partner. In 2013, CC combined story-telling with a family recipe and wrote Daddy's Greek Potato Pie (a book about healthy eating and was selected as a Best Kids Book author. She has appeared as a guest author at Whole Foods Market, The Apollo Theater Healthy Soul Festival, schools, libraries, and private events.
In 2018, CC was appointed Board President of Stevenson & Moses Boxing for Life and will release her new book, Passionately Focused, where she shares lessons learned, both personally and professionally, on her journey from the kitchen to The White House and on to the Boardroom.
Born and raised in Washington, DC., CC divides her time between the New York City and Dallas areas. In her not so spare time, she enjoys running, coaching boys basketball, and spending time in The Hamptons.