Our Visionary

Who is the visionary of Peyton’s Purpose:
Artesha Downing Spencer is the founder of Peyton’s Purpose. She was born in Bartow, Florida and raised  in Haines City, Florida. She was a high honor graduate from Haines City High School and received her Bachelors degree in Rehabiliation Counseling from The Florida State University and a Masters degree in School Counseling from Webster University. She is currently completing her Specialist Degree in Educational leadership from Nova Southeastern University.
Artesha has been in education for 10 years. She was a teacher for 5 years and has been a professional school counselor at Boone Middle School in Haines City, Florida since 2011. She is the wife of Jeremy, the mommy of Peyton Jeremyah, the daughter of Minister Arthur & Janice Downing and the sister of Arthur Jr., and Lekia Johnson. In her spare time, Artesha enjoys spending quality time with her family, traveling, shopping, running, weight training, kickboxing and of course, working for Peyton’s Purpose, Inc. She is the proud Auntie to nine incredible nieces and nephews and is the Godmother to three amazing Godchildren.