Meet Daryl Joy Walters

The Woman. Born Leader. Innovative Thinker.

Daryl “DJW” Joy Walters is a native of Shreveport, Louisiana. Daryl Joy is a graduate of the renowned Wiley College in Marshall, Texas and is also a graduate of the Women’s Campaign School at Yale University.
Outside of her academic success, her life is dedicated to being politically and actively involved within her community. DJW served five years as the Vice President of Communications to the Young Democrats of Louisiana. In 2012, she was elected to serve the 4th Congressional District of Louisiana at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.
As a student, Wiley College highlighted her as the “Community Servant of the Year” in 2012. The Theta Chapters of Zeta Phi Beta and Omega Psi Phi credited DJW for being selected as their “Female of the Year”. In the November 2012 edition of ESSENCE Magazine DJW was proudly recognized as possibly “America’s 1st Black Female President.”
During the summer of 2009, DJW began her journey in the Louisiana State Legislature as a Senate Aide. She has also, interned for U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu, Battle Ground Texas, Obama for America. In 2014, she served as a Financial Assistant to Massachusetts Gubernatorial Candidate Juliette Kayyem.
DJW has a strong commitment to family values, community engagement and social advocacy. As a supporter of fight against violence on college campuses and research for the cure to Alzheimer’s, she is a leader in her own right. DJW knows that she stands on the shoulders of giants and leaders, who have paved the way for her success. It is for these reasons that she fights passionately for the under-represented and the underserved in our communities.
Daryl Joy Walters is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Incorporated, initiated in the Alpha Iota Chapter. She is also a faithful member of the Mount Canaan Missionary Baptist Church, where Dr. Harry Blake Sr. is the Pastor.

16 thoughts on “Meet Daryl Joy Walters

    shonm said:
    June 17, 2014 at 3:03 pm

    I love it! And this picture is dynamite!

    shonm said:
    June 17, 2014 at 3:03 pm

    Love it!

    Joy said:
    June 23, 2014 at 3:35 am


    Lewis Keys said:
    November 17, 2014 at 5:22 pm

    Keep it up DJW! You are an example and encouragement for many people!

    Johnnie Ware-Barnes said:
    December 12, 2014 at 4:11 pm

    You are on your way to greatness!

      foreverdjw said:
      July 5, 2015 at 11:14 pm

      Bless you ! Thank you very much. Thank you !!

    Kimberly Hunt said:
    January 16, 2015 at 9:00 pm

    You are such a spirited young lady! Such a pleasure to meet you. May you always have the desire to serve. Be well!

      foreverdjw said:
      July 5, 2015 at 11:14 pm

      It’s a pleasure to know you as well Kim! Thank you.

    Diane Robinson-Davis Newton said:
    March 13, 2015 at 3:30 pm

    Daryl, my prayers are with you! It is an honor to meet you and to share in your encouraging, teaching and motivational information and news worthy topics.

      foreverdjw said:
      July 5, 2015 at 11:14 pm

      Thank you Mrs. Diane!! Bless you!

    Kamesha said:
    April 22, 2015 at 2:42 am

    Enjoyed your sight. Keep up the good work and continue to lead the way. Continue to serve and be the political change we need for women, our youth, and our community. You are shining dear, so share your light, share your joy, and share your spirit! Be blessed- Kay

      foreverdjw said:
      July 5, 2015 at 11:13 pm

      Thank you Kay!! I will continue to serve. Be Blessed 🙂

    Paul Martin said:
    April 23, 2015 at 3:56 pm

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      foreverdjw said:
      July 5, 2015 at 11:10 pm

      Thank you Mr. Martin! I appreciate it.

    Kennedy Young said:
    May 8, 2015 at 2:42 pm

    DJW, is an awesome woman of faith & vision, new millennial generation thinker. Proud of you ma’am, See it thru..

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