MEET THE FOUNDER

"I would like to be known as an intelligent woman, a courageous woman, a loving woman, a woman who teaches by being."

Maya Angelou

Kayleon Dortch-Elliott

is a wife, NICU grad mom, author, creative designer, consultant, administrative assistant, podcast host, grad student, entrepreneur, minister, and public speaker. She graduated in 2018 with a BA in Christian Ministry from Regent University (Virginia Beach) and is currently enrolled in Regent's Master of Theological Studies (MTS) program. She is the author of “One Day At A Time: Remaining in Step."

 

Kayleon is also the creator of planners, journals, and “The 45-Day Keepsake Journal for NICU Mamas,” which has been internationally recognized, donated to, and purchased by various organizations to include:

Colourful Beginnings (UK)

Medical Moms of NICU (Arkansas)

Them Too Foundation (Maryland)

Oliver's Little Warriors (Missouri)

Mommy's Miracle by Little Palms Press (Florida)

Christmas in the NICU (Utah)

Inspired by her family's experience in the NICU, Kayleon actively seeks opportunities to share her story, bring awareness, and advocate for family-integrated care and in-house mental health support for NICU families.

 

She has made guest appearances on a host of blogs and podcasts to include Hand to Hold, The Ashley and Grace Podcast Show, Shouting About the Silence PodcastGodly Vibes Only Podcast, Real Talk April Podcast, and The Angel & Tina Morning Show. Kayleon has written articles for magazines based in the US and UK and was invited by British entrepreneur and fashion designer, Samanah Duran, to interview for BEYOUROWNUK Magazine.

Kayleon has had the pleasure of speaking on various platforms throughout the years as a panelist, podcaster, keynote speaker and minister. She was 1 of 50 out of 150 women chosen to participate in Women on the TEDx Stage led by coach Tabby Biddle. Upon graduation Kayleon was nominated to speak at the TEDx Duke 2020 Conference to be held at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. Additionally, she was invited to interview and audition for TEDxNCState in Raleigh, North Carolina.

As the founder of By Grace Not Perfection LLC, Kayleon assists individuals and businesses with their personal, brand, and network development through consulting and design services. The BGNP brand is an all-inclusive community with international podcast My Sentiments Exactly, an online store, webinars, resources, and the free “By Grace Not Perfection” mobile app available in the App Store
and Google Play Store.

 

The message behind BGNP is one that stresses grace over the constant pressure and demand to be perfect. Kayleon strongly believes that whether in the home, in the workplace, in the educational system, or in ministry, the message of grace reaches all of us.

As a writer and speaker, she enjoys discussing the following topics:

  • Self Improvement

  • Self Esteem/Confidence

  • Personal Growth

  • Relationships

  • Stress Management

  • Time Management

  • Motivation

  • Goal Setting

  • Communication Skills

  • Faith/Religion/Spirituality

  • Awareness

  • NICU

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CONTACT

KAYLEON DORTCH-ELLIOTT

BY GRACE NOT PERFECTION, LLC

‪(980) 819-1542‬

bygracenp@gmail.com

HOURS: Monday-Friday 9a-5p

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