Jocelyn is a native of Hazel Crest, IL. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Iowa in journalism. After receiving her B.A., Jocelyn worked for channel 20, WYCC. She left the television industry to work at the ARK of St. Sabina, where she served for eleven years; eight of which were in the role of Executive Director. While working at the ARK, Jocelyn earned her master’s degree from the University of Chicago in social work. After accepting her call to ministry, she went on to complete her master's degree in theological studies from McCormick Theological Seminary.
Jocelyn is a devout Christian and the founder of Faith on the Journey and Journey Consulting. She is the author of the book, Breaking the Power of the Mask, designed to help people discover emotional healing, freedom, and joy on their journey with God. Jocelyn is a facilitator with the Trauma Healing Institute and an ordained minister through the Federation of Christian Ministries.