Roxanne Wilson is a television host, radio personality, fitness professional, appellate attorney, author, well-traveled speaker, and season five contestant of NBC’s The Apprentice, gaining rave reviews from President Donald Trump.
Roxanne started her career clerking for the Supreme Court of Texas. Her childhood dream was to become a United States Supreme Court Justice. However, after practicing appellate law at a big Austin firm, Roxanne realized that her dreams had changed. She took a leap of faith and competed on the hit NBC reality TV show, The Apprentice with President Donald Trump. Roxanne was the first African-American woman to ever compete in the final four.
Roxanne is very, very smart…brilliant…she is really something.
– President Donald Trump
On the heals of The Apprentice, Roxanne authored Footprints In The Boardroom, an insider’s look at The Apprentice depicting how modern believers use their faith to overcome business challenges.
Roxanne is a speaker, who is sought after by women’s organizations, faith groups, colleges and universities, and young professional organizations. Roxanne inspires and challenges listeners to take chances and reach for the star within.
Roxanne went on to host iHeartMedia’s Family Friendly Mornings radio show in Austin, Texas before returning to Television. This time, Roxanne joined the home shopping network, the ShopLC where she quickly became the channel’s premiere host before taking on the position behind the camera as the international company’s Director of Sales and Production.
Roxanne recently sold her Jazzercise Franchise and retired from Jazzercise after 15 years of inspiring her clients across the country to keep fit and have fun.
Being committed to the community, Roxanne dedicates her time and talents to support non-profit organizations. She is an active member in The Junior League. Roxanne founded the young professionals group at her church and served as a mentor for middle and high school young ladies. She also served as spokesperson the national Make-A-Wish Foundation’s “Destination Joy” campaign presented by Lay’s and Susan G. Komen For the Cure Foundation, Austin Affiliate Board of Directors.
Roxanne has a Bachelors of Business Administration from Baylor University and a Law Degree from the University of Michigan Law School.
Having recently moved west to Orange County, California, Roxanne is currently a corporate trainer, public speaker and lover of the mild winter weather.
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