THANK YOU Miami Herald: Spotlight on ’20 under 40′ winners

Dr Sonjia headshot smiling labcoatSonjia Kenya Then: Assistant professor of family medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Now: Best-selling author, Sex in South Beach; CEO, Dignified Health Solutions (Natural products scientifically proven to enhance sexual functioning); and assistant professor of general medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Best advice I have received: “The only thing standing between you and your goal is the B.S. story you keep telling yourself as to why you can’t achieve it.” — Jordan Belfort. Best advice for young people: “Anyone can dabble, but once you’ve made that commitment, your blood has that particular thing in it, and it’s very hard for people to stop you.” — Bill Cosby. Recent accomplishments (personal or work-related): Married attorney Troy Harris in 2011; published Sex in South Beach, which became the eighth-best selling book on Amazon in 2012; gave birth to first child and received the Health and Human Services Award from Miami-Dade County Commission for Women in 2013; launched line of sexual health products and received recognition as one of Legacy Miami 25 Most Influential and Prominent Black Women in Business and Leadership in 2014.Frank A. Leon