There is a hidden jewel that is humbly and quietly entering the world of entertainment and her name is Tiffani Michelle. A gifted, multi-talented singer…songwriter…composer of acapella…music arranger…producer…model…aspiring author on women self esteem, Tiffani Michelle will mesmerize you with her vocals, honest lyrics, and smooth yet energetic live performances while captivating you with her style, down to earth personality, and beauty that radiates!
Tiffani Michelle was a gifted, talented, and inquisitive child that always embraced learning. She began singing and writing songs around three or four years old. During her elementary years, she took piano lessons and participated in University Interscholastic League Picture Memory competitions in 4th and 5th grade. During her middle school years, she taught herself to sing alto and tenor and played the alto saxophone in band and tenor saxophone in jazz band. In high school, she excelled in her music as a saxophonist at the varsity band level and was offered an academic and jazz band scholarship to Southwestern Christian College in Terrell, Texas after high school graduation in 1990.
During her undergraduate years at Southwestern Christian College, she participated in the jazz band and the Acapella Chorus during her freshmen and sophomore years. In addition, she was selected to participate in the prestigious Summer Tour 1991-1992 and travelled the West Coast in 1991. After graduating from Southwestern Christian College with an Associate Science Degree in Music in 1992, she attended Oklahoma Christian University of Sciences and Arts in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and was selected to sing in an ensemble called Maranatha. She quit in a few months to focus on her undergraduate studies and in 1994 graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Social Work.
Tiffani Michelle obtained a Master of Criminal Justice Degree in Criminal Justice Administration from the University of Central Texas in Killeen, Texas and a Post-Masters in School Counseling from Tarleton State University-Central Texas in Killeen, Texas. In addition, she has certifications in School Counseling K-12 and Generic Special Education PK-12 in the State of Texas. A former social worker, Tiffani Michelle transitioned into a career in education and is beginning her 17th year in the field. She has been an accomplished special education teacher and school counselor at every level respectively. Currently, she is a high school counselor at Fred W. Edwards Academy High School in Temple Independent School District in Temple, Texas.
Tiffani Michelle began her singing career as a professional singer for weddings and special events in 2000. In addition, from 2004-2010, she was pursuing a Ph.D from Capella University, but her passion was creating music. Therefore, she dropped out of her doctoral program and began her journey as an independent recording artist in 2010.
Tiffani Michelle is a talent that sings all lead and background vocals, writes, and arranges all her music. She entered the music scene in 2011 with her debut cd, Diamond in the Rough. Ranked #1 in Killeen on Reverbnation, Tiffani Michelle has fans from artists in the United States and global! In addition, during her first week on Reverbnation, she was discovered by a staff member on LOTL Radio-Rebirth of the Quiet Storm, an internet radio station in Houston, Texas with approximately 900,000 listeners and was given her own 60 minute spotlight live interview discussing her latest project, Evolving to Me on Thursday, July 12, 2012 . She was honored to be selected for an interview, because LOTL Radio-Rebirth of the Quiet Storm interviews Grammy award winning artists, independent artists, and popular R&B/Jazz greats in the industry that she listens to and admires. She felt that after her interview this was the moment that she felt validated as a true artist!
Due to Tiffani Michelle’s diverse training and background, she is fulfilling her role as a relationship specialist on women self esteem. As a result, she will be earning her Relationship Specialist Certification from the American Psychotherapy Association by the end of 2012 and is working on a writing project to be completed in Fall 2014 on women self esteem. In addition, her beauty earned her an opportunity to become a model for COACH in January 2012 which she feels is a good opportunity to learn modeling and develop new skills.
Tiffani Michelle is an active single parent to a 13 years old son, a member of Zeta Phi Beta, Inc. and a six years breast cancer survivor. She is told by many that she has a glow or an aura that manifests her positive, inspiring spirit! She states that the glow one sees in her is the presence of God in her life as she strives to evolve into a phenomenal woman!