I was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on a sunny day on May 25, 1989.  I have always been known for my bubbly perky positive energy.  Throughout my childhood, I endured bullying and suffered from low self-esteem.  I was often compared to my mother’s beauty and that comparison made me believed that I was not beautiful. I experienced a lot of humiliation and rejection from my fellow peers which made me nervous and afraid to attend school. I was ridiculed for the way I talked and teased about my weight and body frame.  Men would only approach me because of my full breast and their intention was to take advantage of my low self-esteem.

I attended Clark Atlanta University and experienced so much adversity

Meet Marvelous

Marissa Daniel

and broken moments that it was by the grace of God that I graduated on

May 21, 2012.

I graduated with an undergraduate degree in Mass Media Arts with a concentration in Radio, TV and Film. I had a difficult time landing a job in television.  I was often rejected and told; "You are not good enough" or "Your voice is annoying".   I cried many nights and once thought my dreams were dead and that God forgot all about me.  God would often reassure me in my dreams, and I would see myself hosting a show or on stage in front of thousands. 

God had to groom and help me to believe in myself and to know that he doesn’t make mistakes.  He often reminds me that the rejection, humiliation, pain and the suffering I endured from childhood to adulthood was used to make me stronger.   I currently have my own television show called Broken into Beautiful that airs on WATC TV 57 and People TV.  I was the first Gospel Radio Host on the IBNX Radio Network; the show is called “The Praise in You”. This gospel radio show was the network’s top-rated show. In 2017, Clark Atlanta University recognized me for being a Distinguished Alumni. In 2018 I received the Girl Power Award from the NOW Conference. I have been a regular host for Atlanta Live and I’m often booked for speaking and hosting engagements.  I just recently published my new book entitled, “From Brokenness to Marvelous.”  This book could be found on Amazon, several bookstores in Georgia including my alma mater Clark Atlanta

University’s bookstore, East Chicago Public Library and my hometown Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Springfield, WI and Appleton, WI.

I have experienced a lot of rejection and heartache from my industry. However, in my weak moments when I faced rejection, heartache and pain God was there

making me more stronger and constantly wiping away my tears.  He has blossomed me from a broken little girl into a marvelous woman of God. He has fought many battles for me and when one door closed in my face, he would suddenly open another door.  I never lost faith because God would speak to me in my dreams and remind me of who I am and the woman he created me to be.  He sent angels into my life during my weak and tough moments to encouraged me and pray with me when I didn’t have the courage to pray for myself. In both my weakness and strengths, I acknowledge God because when I am weak than I am strong, Corinthians 2 12:10. In my weak moments, he was making me stronger and fighting my battles. When I’m strong, I’m able to look back to see how far God has brought me. My favorite scripture is, “Trust in the Lord with all your heart. Lean not onto your own understanding. In all your ways remember him and he will lead and guide you smooth and straight,” Proverbs 3: 5-6. 

I encourage everyone to love themselves and to see yourself the way God sees you. Never be ashamed of your testimony. Embrace your process and your journey.  I am an overcomer because I have overcome low self-esteem, self-hate, bullying and rejection.  

"God had to groom and help me to believe in myself and to know that he doesn’t make mistakes."

The assignment of the enemy was to allow men and people to destroy me.  I thank God every day that the assignment and the plot of the enemy was destroyed.  I was once broken but now I’m beautiful! To God be the glory and honor for that. 

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