CC Minton is a nationally recognized award-winning lifestyle advocate, real estate pro and an international broker in the leisure industry. She inspires women and men alike to create a life that is pleasing at home, work & play. A bona fide risk-taker, she boldly leaped out of her corporate career, and created a lifestyle as a stay-at-home mompreneur. Due to a change in status, she stepped up, went straight to work and began creating a real estate portfolio of her own. An owner, investor and budding developer, she is committed to helping you take a leap into the lifestyle you desire that starts with home. She is the current president of Harlem World Magazine, a lifes and style driven media company that takes its' readers around the block around the world.
Ms. Minton is the Founder of I Love Beautiful Spaces who began her journey in the kitchen of her home and created a path that led her to one of the most beautiful spaces - The White House. It's where she covered Former First Lady Michelle Obama's White House Kids' State Dinner.
An admirer of beautiful spaces, CC has stepped foot into some of the most prominent places. The White House, the Consulate General of France Charles E. Mitchell House, Kips Castle, Michael Strahan's Montclair "Daybreak" A Spring Affair House Tour & Boutique held at Van Vleck House & Gardens, and Harris Harlem Brownstone. They are where she hosted and supported benefits for charity. CC is a member of the Board of Trustees at Friends of Edison National Historical Park and the residence of Glenmont.
After almost two decades in the health and lifestyle industry, CC stepped out on her own, downsized, and created a portfolio that includes renovating an 1889 historic home in the Northeast region of the country. After establishing roots as an investor in the hot Dallas market and purchasing land in the Southwestern region, she currently provides leisure housing opportunities around the world.
Life Before Beautiful Spaces
A recipient of the President's Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition Leadership Award chaired by NFL Drew Brees and Olympian Dominique Dawes, CC is an author, media personality, and social impact executive. She continues her mission to empower people to make lifestyle choices using passion, and purpose. She credits her humanitarian efforts and experiences in the community for defining her purpose in the world.
Lifestyle in The Big Apple
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 includes personal interviews with Kevin Hart, NBA Champion Ron Artest, Judge "Greg" Mathis, Forbes Top Teen Entrepreneur Mikaila Ulmer, and International Chef Marcus Samuelsson just to name a few. She has covered NYC charity events whose guests included B-Smith, 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.
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.
A best kid's book author, CC combined storytelling with a family recipe and wrote Daddy's Greek Potato Pie (a book about healthy eating. She has appeared as a guest author at Whole Foods Market, The Apollo Theater Healthy Soul Festival, schools, libraries, and private events. She is currently writing Passionately Focused. A memoir about her journey from the kitchen to The White House.
Social Impact Exec
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 is the Immediate Past President of the Board at Stevenson Moses Boxing for Life where she provided strategic leadership by working with the Board and other management to establish long-range goals, strategies, plans, and policies. Stevenson and Moses Boxing for Life was founded by the 2016 Olympic Silver Boxing Medalist/Professional Boxer Shakur Stevenson and Olympic and NJ Hall of Fame Boxing Coach Wali Moses.
CC 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.
In her, not so spare time, CC enjoys running, coaching boys' basketball, supporting the community, and spending time in The Hamptons.