A gifted singer and minister, Julissa draws on her Puerto Rican heritage as she passionately shares her faith with both Spanish and English-speaking audiences around the world. Also an author and speaker, it is music for which Julissa is best known. Her industry accolades include multiple nominations for the Billboard Latin Music Awards, Dove Awards, Premios Paoli and Premios Arpa. She has toured extensively, performing for sold-out audiences throughout Europe, Latin America and the United States and singing for the National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C. under former President Bush and President Obama. Julissa’s extensive discography have made her one of the most sought-after female artists in Latin Christian Music. Julissa has also written a motivational book for teens and young adults titled “El Ritmo de la Vida” that she released through Thomas Nelson Publishers. And was the host of “Espiritu Latino” (Latin Spirit), a weekly program still running in the Gospel Music Channel. A native of Chicago, Julissa now resides in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania where she her husband serve as Creative Arts Pastors at El Shaddai Bethlehem Ministries.