Maxine Reyes ’s mantra is that in all things, do so with Love, Courage, Grace, and Gratitude. Her brand-new song “Victory Is Yours” is now available on all digital music stores.
Maxine Reyes is a well-rounded and dynamic individual. Mother, Artist, Songwriter, U.S. Army Combat Veteran, Philanthropist, Author, Speaker, Certified Marriage & Resilience Coach.
She was born in Kingston, Jamaica, but grew up Manchester with her great grandmother who died when she was 12 years old. She moved back with her mother and stepfather and attended school until freshman year of high school. After her first year in high school, Maxine migrated to South Florida, USA in 1991. She lived with her father’s mother in Pembroke Pines for a while and attended Cooper City High, she later transferred to Miramar High where she graduated and was voted most talented at her senior prom by her peers due to her singing skills.
By now she has grown accustomed to moving and decided to join the military to further her education, professional skills, and travel opportunities. After high school, Maxine joined the Air Force and transferred to the Army to become an officer.
She served in the combat zone and has had a fulfilling military career in various roles as a commander rice, instructor, budget and finance officer.
She obtained several degrees, and various self-development certifications.
Maxine left the military with an honorable discharge and is now pursuing a career in entertainment as a singer and actress. Currently, she is the CEO of With Courage & Grace®️ LLC, an empowerment & enrichment consulting brand, specializing in empowering women, and strengthening marriages and families. Encouraging all to lead their lives courageously and lifting others to hike they rise.
She is also the Founder of Courage & Grace® Foundation, a 501(c) 3 non-profit that supports Girls Confidence and Youth Education programs through scholarships, mentorship and The Arts, and causes supporting the Military Community.
This soul-centered leader has inspired and entertained a wide range of audiences by singing and speaking. This includes a President of the United States, the dignitaries of Qatar, collegiate students, and Wounded Warriors of the Armed Forces. Maxine’s unique and soulful sound is derived from her Caribbean roots and love for American vocal artists. Her music can be simplified as love and inspirational. Maxine’s passions, talents and skills are undeniable.
You can find Maxine speaking at women’s empowerment, marriage & relationships, teens and youth events and schools locally and internationally, collaborating with local
businesses to serve causes that affects the youth, the military community and the community that she lives in. Maxine is passionate about the Arts, mentorship and youth education.
As a philanthropic leader, Maxine has mentored hundreds of individuals while gaining notoriety for her exceptional leadership style and her outstanding community service. Maxine founded the “Doctor Bird Scholarship Award” with her husband, to recognize
educational excellence at her primary school in her native town of Marlie Hill, Jamaica. Maxine’s philanthropic and leadership excellence was also recognized by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, where she was honored with their “Military Person of the Year” award. Maxine’s incredible level of community involvement while serving in Orlando, earned her the proclamation that July 14, 2016, is forever known as “Captain Maxine Reyes Day.”
Maxine has paved the way for the women she has influenced and inspired over the years. She believes in speaking up for the rights of the youth and women everywhere while removing all societal limitations. Maxine encourages others to live their lives to the fullest and leave a vast legacy in their wake.
“Educating the youth and taking on the responsibility of being a positive role model for them will always be near and dear to my heart.” She said. To this end, Maxine is especially drawn to causes that support strong military families, healthy underprivileged children and women. Lastly,