Minister Joycelyn Proctor-Griffin has a diverse and varied career, including acting and entertainment at the famed Apollo Theatre in New York City. She is the founder of a not-for-profit ministry for abused and battered women entitled Shackles NO More. She served on the Pasquotank Ministers Council of Elizabeth City, NC. As an entrepreneur, she has owned and operated a catering company, cleaning company, In-home HealthCare Provider Service, and Harvest Time Christian Bookstore. Minister Joycelyn is a certified Life Coach and a certified SYMBIS (Saving Your Marriage Before It Began) Assessment Facilitator. She is PAIR (Preventive, Assessment, Intervention, Recovery) Suicide Certified. She enjoys horseback riding, cooking, reading, gardening, and traveling.
Minister Joycelyn Proctor-Griffin is married to Dr. Arlee Griffin Jr. They have three daughters: Angel Arlecia (husband, Nelson Louis) and Ariel Arlyce (husband, David Smith) and Isis Adams, one son, Rondell Proctor (Santina), three grandsons, Rondell Proctor, Jr., Arlee Nelson Louis, Arnel Joseph Louis, and three granddaughters, Skylar Proctor, Aleena Louis, and Arla Jean Smith.