The best motivation to solve a problem is when a person encounters the problem in his personal life. Teonna Woolford, the CEO, and Founder of a non-profit organization The Sickle Cell Reproductive Health Education Directive. She was diagnosed with Sickle Cell SS and personally understands the struggle of the patients and their families.
Born and brought up in Baltimore Maryland, Teonna Woolford has a very friendly and full-of-life nature and she has an extrovert personality. When she was diagnosed with Sickle Cell Anemia SS, she had to undergo several health complications. However, she was a true fighter at heart and recovered from numerous health complications like bilateral hip replacements, a failed bone marrow transplant, many pain crises, and several other complications. Today she shares a passion to bring effective change throughout the Sickle Cell community and understands the realities of those impacted by the disease.