Lady Junetta Barnes is the First Lady of the Empowerment Temple AME Church, where her husband pastors. In addition, she is also an executive, fashion model, motivational speaker, and actress.

Junetta Barnes, was also featured as a reality TV personality on the primetime Bravo Show “Thicker Than Water,” (sister of Jewel Tankard) where they emphasize family, values-driven lifestyles and raising Christian children. Junetta, as a leader, mentor, entrepreneur and innovator, brought a balanced approach to sometimes-extreme family

When Junetta isn’t managing one of her multi-million dollar businesses, she spends her time with community service, inner-city outreach, and motivating women and young girls in Baltimore. Junetta got her collegiate start graduating from Wayne County Community College and from Eastern Michigan University. She is most proud to be the wife of the celebrated Pastor GJ Barnes, and the mother of Taja, Todd and Caleb Barnes, where they live in  Baltimore, MD.