28 Apr Episode 245 | “It’s Ok To Be Me” Manny Jennings
“Manny,” Claude Jennings III, is a 10 year old native of Silver Spring,
Maryland. Manny is a YouTuber and has a YouTube channel called “Manny Time.” He’s a big sports fan. His favorite athlete is Steph Curry! Manny plays in the PGA Junior League in PG George’s County where he was his team’ MVP in 2021 and a part of the championship team in 2022. He loves to help and inspire people, which is why he decided to write the book It’s OK to Be Me and start the Confident K.I.D.S. movement.
Manny’s father Claude Jennings, Jr. is a Washington, DC area native and a veteran broadcast media expert. He has worked for Christian music station WGTS 91.9 for the past 21 years a producer and on air personality on the WGTS 91.9 morning show with the morning show. Claude also produces the Saturday morning program “Breakaway”. He runs his own media production and consulting company – Hope Line Media. Claude is a big football and and golf fan. If he is not in a studio behind a mic or editing, you will probably find him on a local golf course. Claude has done so much for our community including leading the Impact Fellowship which is a church ministry that mobilizes Christians to engage and impact the DMV in the name of Jesus Christ.
Manny’s mother, Cierra Jennings is also a native Washingtonian. She is a human resource benefits specialist by profession and a singer by passion. Cierra has sung in the DMV on various occasions as a worship leader, solo artist and have graced the stages of the Kennedy Center, the Strathmore and other venues. Cierra has performed with Gospel icon Richard Smallwood, the Washington Performing Arts Society, Men and Women of the Gospel to name a few.