Freda greatest desire is to use her influence, passion and expertise to help people from all walks of life enjoy a transformed and vibrant life. Her message of transformation has taken her to South Africa, Europe and many cities in the United States where she has unequivocally helped teens, adults, athletes, professionals, men and women transform their life. Freda is the delighted wife of Pastor Gentry Doxey and proud to be the mother of Candace and Heavyn.
She received her undergraduate degree from Cheyney University, where she was a scholarship student-athlete and a starter for the iconic Lady Wolves women’s basketball team under the leadership of Hall of Famer Coach C. Vivian Stringer. In 2018, she was inducted in the Cheyney Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame. Upon graduating from Cheyney, Freda continued her success in basketball as an assistant coach for two Division I level schools - the University of Missouri-Columbia and the Florida State University. During her tenure, both college basketball programs made frequent NCAA appearances. She holds two master’s degrees: the MPA from the University of Missouri-Columbia and the MABC from Dallas Theological Seminary. While at the Dallas Theological Seminary she was honored to be the first African American to hold a leadership position at the Seminary as the Interim Women’s Director. As the secretary and her husband, Gentry, was the president of the Black Student Fellowship, they organized the Seminary’s first African American married student Marriage Retreat – “Naked and Unashamed.”
Freda is a licensed mental health professional, business owner, Dale Carnegie® certified trainer, writer, author, convention speaker, church planter and serves on the Executive Team for the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) Volunteer Chaplaincy program. She is the author of two books: Crown of Blessings: 31 Days of Royal Blessings Devotional and Fifty Ways to Say No and Mean It. As the contributing editor and professional consultant for the highly acclaimed book, Suffering in Silence: Break the Silence, Freda helped the author tell the true story of one prominent pastor’s wife life of domestic violence.