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Learn more about Jada


Jada Simone is much more than RMM's CEO. When not building her skincare empire, Jada attends Academy for Performing Arts in SPF (Theatre Major!) with a 4.0 GPA. She enjoys yoga, reading, creating new vegan recipes, hanging with friends, and taking long walks around her neighborhood. 

Learn more about us as a team

Dr. La' Tesha and daughter, Jada Simone have created a vegan, cruelty free beauty brand for your enjoyment. Real Melanin Monroe was born during the Covid-19 Pandemic as an answer to Melanated Skincare Issues. Our Products are suited for all skin types and are the real deal!


Learn more about Dr. La' Tesha 


Dr. La'Tesha is the founder and Executive Director of Great Joy Counseling and Consulting Services where she and her team of therapists provide innovative psychotherapy services to thousands of individuals, couples, families and groups each year.  Dr. La'Tesha is the CEO of Great Joy Community Development Corporation, a 501c3 organization with a mission to promote great joy, health and quality of life for disenfranchised people globally.  Dr. La'Tesha is also cofounder of Real MELANIN Monroe, a vegan, cruelty free skincare line she founded with her daughter during the pandemic. 

Dr. La'Tesha has provided notable training and consultations services to hundreds of for profit and nonprofit agencies both nationally and internationally. Dr. La'Tesha is a National Board of Trustees Member for the National Association of Social Worker's (NASW); the President of the Board of Director's for RZ the Flags, a NJ based HIV/AIDS non-profit organization and Committee Chair for the NJ Association of Black Social Worker's. Dr. La'Tesha has earned a Bachelor's degree in Social Work, a master's degree in Public Administration, a master's degree in Social Work and a Ph.D. in Christian Counseling Psychology. Dr. La'Tesha is currently pursuing her second doctorate, in Social Work.  Dr. La'Tesha is a wife, biological mother of 1, stepmother of 3, and mentor for dozens of young people.  Dr. La'Tesha is a lifelong girl scout who served as a Troop Leader for 4 years. In her limited spare time, Dr. La'Tesha enjoys preparing gourmet meals, gardening, golf and reading.

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