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About 

Mrs. B.J. Pleasant is a dynamic force of transformation in every sphere she touches, driven by her God-given gifts, influence, and unyielding dedication to advancing the kingdom of God.

 

A proud U.S. Army Veteran (SGT/E-5), Mrs. Pleasant exemplifies unwavering service and commitment. She is the Principal Owner and Senior Business Process Analyst at BJR Enterprise, LTD, a boutique management consulting firm that crafts innovative business systems to drive performance and growth. She also founded and leads Community Arts Experience, Inc. (C.A.E.), a 501(c)(3) organization that empowers communities and promotes individual well-being through arts-infused experiences. With over two decades of experience, Mrs. Pleasant specializes in transformational change, leadership development, and community organizing.

 

In 2003, under the esteemed mentorship of Reverends Robert W. and Beverly A. Lewis, Sr., Mrs. Pleasant was ordained and licensed as an elder. From 2012 to 2014, she co-founded and faithfully served as the Assistant Pastor of The Jesus Spot in Massillon, Ohio. Her spiritual journey reached a new milestone in January 2015 when she was commissioned as a Prophet by Drs. Mark & Jill Kauffman of Jubilee Ministries International in New Castle, Pennsylvania. Today, Mrs. Pleasant serves as the executive pastor of One Kingdom Ministries in Farrell, Pennsylvania, working alongside her husband, Apostle Brian K. Pleasant, Jr., the ministry's visionary founder. Together, they nurture a blended family of six children and seven grandchildren.

Mrs. Pleasant's influence extends beyond ministry into the realm of music as an international gospel recording artist. She has shared the stage with celebrated artists like Grammy Award winner Karen Clark Sheard, Grammy-nominated Shirley Murdock, and Kierra "Kiki" Sheard, among others. Her talent has taken her on international tours with The Golden Gospel Singers and The Gospel People.

 

Her academic achievements include a Bachelor of Business Administration in Organizational Management and an Associate in Business Administration. Mrs. Pleasant's dedication to community service shines through her roles as executive board member of the Mercer County NAACP and board treasurer for the Zion Education Center, Inc. She is also a core member and quadrant leader of the Kingdom Unification Alliance.

Mrs. Pleasant's remarkable contributions have earned her numerous accolades, including the "Success in Leadership & Commitment in Business" Award from Celebration of Heroes, the "Philanthropic Award" from Walsh University, the "President's Public Service Award" from the Stark County Black Caucus, the "Outstanding Community Service Award" from the Stark County NAACP, and multiple "Community Service Awards" from the Mercer County Women's Association and the Mercer County NAACP.

 

Mrs. B.J. Pleasant continues to inspire and transform lives with her multifaceted talents, unwavering faith, and relentless commitment to service.

TESTIMONIALS

"B.J. Pleasant has worked extensively with us across a wide range of consulting assignments. We initially appointed B.J. to assist in resolving some long-standing issues with the academy’s student recruitment. However, we have been sufficiently impressed with her expertise, project management skills and energy that her role has expanded to include support with website development and branding. B.J.’s support has been invaluable during a period of significant change for the academy."

Brighten Heights Charter School / Board of Directors

"B.J. Pleasant came into our business with a fresh pair of eyes and listened intently to our views and frustrations. She was able to see opportunities from a fresh perspective and offer help and advice. With B.J.'s help we were able to develop a side of the business that complements our core objectives."

Michelle Steward / Michelle's Designs, Inc. - Owner

“B.J. Pleasant is a standout in the non-profit arena. Impeccable Integrity! She also has the ability to build coalitions in the public & private sectors in a very unique way. She has been able to bring together teams of people with very diverse skills & backgrounds to achieve incredible results. CAE is a fantastic national model for supplemental instruction & curriculum fortification. CAE under the leadership of B.J. Pleasant is an organization to watch & to partner with in your local market.”

Jefferson Younger / Excelous – Vice President of Business Development

"I have known and appreciated B.J.'s thoughtful analysis, attention to detail, and input for a long time. However, I was recently reminded of her exceptional skill and judgment when she helped me with an important project that I was working on within a tight deadline. If you need help with an existing or new project or business, B.J. can provide the perspective you need to deliver an enhanced solution."

Randy Bond / RBC, Inc. – Owner

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