Lead with love, be inspired, and go for what you desire. - Shana McCombs
Shana McCombs is a motivational speaker and dreamer who loves to give back while encouraging others to dream big!
The daughter of Walter and Monica McCombs, Shana McCombs was born in Hopkinsville, KY. She has two biological siblings, five adopted siblings, two nieces and two nephews .
Shana started her freshman year of college at Kentucky State University in 2008. At Kentucky State University, she continued her basketball career and was a member of the women’s basketball team. She also became part of the student government association as Miss Junior 2010-2011 and Miss Kentucky State University 2011-2012. During her role as Miss KSU, Shana fell in love with service.
That year, she toured her first written and directed play, Let Go! Let God!. During her stop in her hometown, Hopkinsville, Shana had the opportunity to do a community service project benefiting Habitat for Humanity. The purpose of the show was to financially assist Habitat for Humanity with building a home for a Kentucky State University Alumni.
Shana went on to graduate from KSU, cum laude, in 2012.
After graduation, Shana set off to continue entering to learn and going forth to serve as her alma mater taught her. She spent the majority of her 20s servicing her hometown. She reactivated the Kentucky State University Hopkinsville Alumni Chapter and served as the President. She started Teen Night at the local Roller Dome with efforts to get teens off the street and she partnered with her sister, Bridgette McCombs-Victor, and founded the Mr. and Miss Hopkinsville Pride Scholarship Pageant.
Shana continued her education at Sullivan University where she earned her Masters in Business Administration. With this new wealth of knowledge, she relaunched the Roller Dome in Hopkinsville and she served as a Board of Director at the Hopkinsville Community College.
Shana believes in giving back and that you do not have to be rich to give back.
She also uses her writing prowess to serve meaningful, full productions to her community. She wrote, directed, and produced two stage plays including Let Go! Let God and the sequel I said Let Go!
At 29, Shana relocated to Atlanta to chase her dream to be a writer. She believes in the power and importance of networking.
A devout Christian, her favorite scripture is Psalms 37:4, which reads “Delight yourself in the Lord and he will give you desires of your heart.” She believes humility is the way and is forever grateful for God’s grace, mercy, and favor.