Our Founder's Journey

Jemeker Hairston is an author, speaker, and evangelist. After serving a 12 year sentence, she was released from prison February 2005. 

Second Chance Evangelist Ministries (SCEM) was birthed while she was incarcerated, to inspire other women like her. She has a heart for women who have experienced incarceration , her mission is to embrace and encourage them all through SCEM programs.

She has been featured on Gangsters America Most Evil,  Forbidden,  KCAL 9,  700 Club, TBN,, A&E,  CBS, AND CBN.  Her documentary is one of the  Network highest rating shows. Named the "Overcomer Award" by The Inner City Youth Foundation.

Her testimony has gained worldwide impact and is shared through high profiled conferences and seminars. 

Marriage to Champ Hairston who has two sons RJ and Kevin, along with her son Anthony, and three beautiful grandchildren.

She is a blessing and counselor to many.  Jemeker is highly favored . It Is Not About her IT'S ABOUT JESUS!