The Integrity Beauty Founder's Award is the highest recognition you can receive through Integrity Beauty. This award is dedicated to a member or an organization that has collaborated with Integrity Beauty that have displayed integrity, dedication, purpose and passion for the Integrity Beauty Women of Excellence program. The winner of this award is recognized as an individual dedicated to being an example of Christ's message, making a difference and paying it forward to others.
Tinisha Avay was born in Cleveland, OH and raised throughout her school age through-out her young adult years in New Jersey by her parents.
Her love for entertainment began as a vocalist in church at the age of fourteen. She began to travel across the state of New Jersey competing in youth singing competitions, taking home awards. From there, she moved forward upon acceptance as a vocalist major, into The Red Bank Regional Performing Arts High School in New Jersey, where she continued performing in a various of school plays and musical performances.
During her young adult years, her life became significantly changed through establishing a personal relationship with Christ and become involved in church ministry. Which led her to pursuing community activism through reentry, drug and alcohol addiction programs such as founding the the G.L.O. Growing Lives One day at a Time community based foundation in partnership with over fifty non-profit organizations across the United States, including the Boardman Police Department.
Due to the demand of media relations and public conference events regarding G.L.O.’s endeavors in the community Tinisha Avay, was provided an educational platform, becoming a Public Figure and State Ambassador, hosting public conference events as a Spokes model for the G.L.O. foundation.
As a result of this professional accomplishment, she went back to school to continue furthering her education in Business Management, Development, Ministry and Relapse Prevention.
It was during her tenure at school that her interest led her back full circle into the entertainment business through the opportunities of commercial and fashion modeling to take her public speaking to another level.
Tinisha is currently a professionally accredited and trained in professional Modeling, Acting, Vocalist, and Performing Artist, partnering with the fashion industries top icons. Launching her career, with major company brand names such as, President Obama, Pittsburgh Steelers Promo, Pittsburgh Penguins, Hillary Beckford as her first agent (Tyson Beckford mother) H.S.N. and Q.V.C. Spokes Model, Today’s Black Woman Fashion Style Report, Hype Hair Magazine, Gatorade, Mary Kay Spokes Model, Derby City Fashion Week Models Model and Coordinator, Youngstown Fashion Week Model and Coordinator, and Treasured Moments Bridal Model and Coordinator.
Tinisha Avay also works with model celebrities from America’s Next Top Models such as Eva Pigford, Shannon Ratcliffe, Jesse Wall and Bianca Golden.
Also having work experience with Emma Watson (Harry Potter Movie Series) Victoria Justice (Victoria, Disney Show), Rafael Cox (Project Runway Celebrity, Season Nine, Alicia Hardesty from Project Runway Season Ten and South Beach Tow Wanda.
Tinisha holds the state ambassador title of Ms. Ohio Integrity Beauty, through Integrity Beauty Woman of Excellence.
She continues to strike media attention as a TV Hostess for Fashion Curve News Network, which airs on PCTV- Pittsburgh Cable TV Channels twenty-one.
Tinisha is a Spokes Model and Brand Ambassador for Feri Jewelry, ZIJA Moringa and Clique Vodka. With a diverse reange of business affiliates and clients, such as United States Presidential Candidate, Robby Wells.
Events judging experience includes: Model Pageantry events and Models Competition’s - Lights! Camera! Action! Models Competition, while working previously for various model agencies such as Heartland Models, K2 Models and Lemodeln Model and Talent agency.
Most importantly to date for her is the The Angels of Avay Models and Talent, where she provides weekly Model’s Coaching, Training and Image Consulting by focusing primarily on an model development and management to aspiring models in fifteen states, guiding models into representation by parent model agencies.
Recently partnering with Chiffon Career and Technical Center and Phoenix Beauty School to bring model, beauty, performing arts, and media arts resources development to the Youngstown and surrounding cities.
Tinisha Avay’s mark has already left an impact in the fashion, model, entertainment industry, but her accolades and entrepreneurship endeavors significantly continues to grow daily, with her own unique personalized branding and ventures.
"I am so blessed to have met Roberta Cykon, God brought us together, she saw my vision and our hearts were linked together, she has become a partner with (IB) to JH Ministries and I know that she is a mighty woman of faith and integrity with a powerful vision for all IB... "All for God's Glory!" I believe IB is a Christ centered platform to empower women to know who they are in Christ and to "Reflect God's Beauty" To love and serve others around them.. Jesus loves and heals.. I see this ministry as loving, serving and healing hearts... and reaching the world for Christ... Amen!"
- Janice Hollan