Photo by Hiroshi Osuga in Tokyo

Juri Love was born on September 3, 1976, in Japan. AKA "Goddess of Connection", Juri is a musician, model, actor, survivor of abuse and homelessness, motivational speaker, a reporter for The Foxboro Reporter, Reiki Practitioner, Life Coach, and Rotarian. Juri is a scholarship recipient of Berklee College of Music. Juri has toured nationally, performed, recorded produced many albums. She is a former Founder/President of Genuine Voices, a nonprofit which taught music in the Juvenile Detention Center. Juri is a recipient of "Heroes Among Us" from the NBA Boston Celtics, Volunteerism award from The New England Patriots and Paul Harris Award from Rotary International. Her inspiring life was featured in many media including the Japanese Reality Show which aired in 2017 and viewed by 7.5 million people.  

 

Juri is a single mother and has two children, Jaden Onwuakor and Jayla Onwuakor.

Height: 5.4 ft

Weight: 103 lb

Hair Color: Black

Eyes Color: Brown

Clothe Size: 0

Shoe Size: 7

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Google, Citizens Bank, Phillips, Siemens Healthcare, Sony, Apple, Bank of America, Covidien, CVS, Force of Nature, Japanese Fashion Magazines

TV/Movie/Social Media 

Heroes Among Us by NBA Boston Celtics, 

Volunteerism Award by The New England Patriots

Berklee College of Music World Tour Scholarship

Japanese Composition Competition Award (at age 11), 

2018 Rookie of the year by Foxboro Cable Access, 

Paul Harris Award (Rotary International)

Musical Theater
(As Musical Director/Pianist)

Nike, Staples, Grommet, Microsoft, New Era, Old Dog, CVS,

Force of Nature, Care.com, Extreme Connect, Channel 7,

Channel 4, Stoughton TV, 

Foxboro Cable Access, Japanese TV Show (Featured)

The King and I, Into the Woods, Annie Get Your Gun, Children of Eden, Cabaret, Gipsy, Surviving the Nian (Orignal), Music Man, Once Upon in a Mattress, 

Voiceover/Radio

Disney, Lion Bridge (Voice Over), SBS Radio (Australia),

Kobe Radio Show (Kobe, Japan), Chapters Radio (Franklin, MA)

Fashion Show
Publication/Research

"Youth, Music and Creative Cultures Playing for Life"

Geraldine Bloustien & Margaret Peters Palgrave Macmillan,

 

"Rap, Recidivism and the Creative Self:

A Popular Music Program for Young Offenders in Detention"

Baker & Homan

Boston Green Fest., Boston Children's Museum,

Chinese New Year Fashion Show (Boston), Dawnamatrix

Guest Speaker 
Language

Berklee College of Music, Wheelock College,

Arizona State University, IASPM Conference (Rome, Italy)

North Eastern University, Foxboro High School,

Showa University, Career TEAM, Nagareyama City (Japan)

Boston JapaneseWomen's Group,Plugged In,

Women United for the Advancement fo African Countries,

Rotary Club (Newton, Needham, Mansfield, Braintree),

Temple Beth David, DECA 

Special Skills

Piano, Singing, Production, Acting, Modeling, Cooking, Reiki, Mentoring and Parenting

Japanese, English, Basic Spanish