April Cook Hawkins is the founder and CEO of Alternative Solutions, a total life transformation platform. April was born in Chicago, IL and raised in Flint, MI. She is a wife, mother, business owner, and First Lady of Prince of Peace Missionary Baptist Church. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a minor in Human Services.
By profession, she is a Certified Life and Transformation Coach. April’s organization provides counseling, mentorship, and life coaching to teenagers and young adults within the community, foster children, and children in the juvenile system. She has been featured on national platforms like CNN and Time Magazine and author of The Process: Count the small wins.
She launched Voices, which shares a message of inspiration and empowerment, where youth can unmask without judgment and shame in January 2020. April describes herself as a discovery advocate, inspiring others to not only discover who they are, but to also walk in their purpose. April shares her journey of life transformation from a place of transparency and authenticity.
Throughout this journey, God has placed her on many platforms to speak life to women, young girls, teens, and young adults. While doing so, April has developed a coaching program designed to challenge, develop, and transform lives from a holistic approach. She focuses on affirmations and the mirror, facing your truth even if it scares you. April is determined to make Alternative Solutions a conscious thought, practice, and discipline, while holistically transforming lives. “It’s in the forgiving of others and yourself where you can share your story with confidence and boldness; with no worries of what others think, in efforts to help someone else.
April is available for bookings at Faith Based Events, Student Leadership Conferences, Youth and Young Adult Conferences, Women Empowerment Conferences and Workshops, and Special Events.