Who you need to know in San Diego is a series on IG LIVE and is a way to connect San Diegans with local entrepreneurs, educators, community leaders, Moms, fitness professionals, philanthropist, activist, every day people doing AMAZING things in San Diego. This is episode 2 and JOSHLYN TURNER is who you need to know!
Joshlyn Turner is born and raised in South East San Diego. She attended the San Diego School of Performing Arts, played sports at Lincoln High School and went on to graduate with honors from Hampton University in 2007.
Joshlyn is the Founder/CEO and Creative Director of three companies: The Write Fit (2013), a lifestyle streetwear brand; The Write Juice (2019), a mobile smoothie and juice truck that serves Southern California; and The Write Expressions (2020), a greeting card and stationary company.
In addition, she has over ten years of professional experience working as an advocate for opportunity youth, in which she developed, implemented and managed million dollar workforce programs funded by the Department of Labor to provide services for youth involved in the juvenile justice system.
Joshlyn sits on the board of directors for DETOUR Empowers, a leadership program for girl of color in San Diego. Joshlyn is committed to depositing hope and planting a seed into the generation of tomorrow. When she isn’t working, she’s supporting various community clubs, organizations and entities through her philanthropy work.