(KUTV) — Jessie Funk from Uplift Families visits KUTV’s Fresh Living to share tips on how to help your teenager fall in love with life! She talks about what kids are missing when they are struggling with life and how parents can help with depression. Jessie has an article coming out this week on UpliftFamilies.org, that will give more information for parents in helping their teenagers with Life Perspectives.
Ivy Ranch will be built near Heber City to help At Rist Teenagers build Leadership skills in the summer and as an alternative to School Suspension during the school year. Learn when it is available and receive more information at IvyRanch.org.
More about Jessie Funk:
Jessie Funk holds a leadership certification from Notre Dame University, a Bachelors Degree in Psychology, Masters degree in Theater and now she is pursuing a doctorate degree in Social Work to become a therapist. Jessie has been a professional keynote speaker for sixteen years, speaking for over one million teenagers in high schools, junior highs, and leadership conferences all over the country. She is a 6-time published author and her passion to help teens led her to start an non-profit organization called “Ivy Ranch,” a therapeutic, summer camp facility in the mountains of Utah designed to build leadership skills in Utah teens. As a professional vocalist she has released five solo albums, has toured 36 states with the Broadway musical “Footloose,” has also been hired for hundreds of recording sessions as a studio vocalist including songs heard on TV’s “America’s Got Talent,” ESPN and “The Biggest Loser.” Jessie has walked away from three record deals unwilling to sell her soul for fame. She chooses to use her voice to lift and inspire in positive ways. Jessie’s favorite role in life is that of adored wife and mother to two.
For more information visit UpliftFamilies.org.