About Monique Epps
Mrs. Monique A. Epps lived most of her life in New Orleans, LA. Her entire life has been committed to serving people. She began tutoring youth in high school, at St. Mary's Academy in eastern New Orleans. She's serviced her community in various charities and youth organizations with her skill of dance. She attended St. Mary’s Academy all female Catholic secondary institution from grades seventh through twelfth. She was an active member of the Modern Dance Team, Cheerleading Squad, Resurrection Choir, Track Team and Student Council. Her senior year she participated in Dual Enrollment at Xavier University, and graduated class of 1996. The summer immediately following graduation she attended the University of New Orleans, transferring to Southern University the Fall of 1996. She served in the choir, praise team and liturgical dance ministry for adults, and was the overseer for the youth liturgical dance ministry. It was August 7, 2004 when she was invited to her first encounter at a local church. At that time, she truly felt the power of God. “ It is nothing like having your life transformed, my belief in God increased when I was filled with the power of the Holy Ghost” says Mrs. Epps. In her spare time, she began writing spiritual poems, that eventually became raps. She has written an EP entitled “Power”, and produced a song, entitled “Take-away” for a fundraiser to raise money for a village in South Africa. She operates under the creative name “Moni Jai”, which is a combination of her first name and the pronunciation of her deceased son Jah’mon. She has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, a Masters of Arts in Teaching Degree from Southeastern Louisiana University, and a Masters of Administration Supervision from Southern University A&M College. Her motto is “There is No Excellence without Hard Labor”, first learned as her high school’s motto, they are now the words that keeps her dedicated to give her very best in all areas of her life.
She has served as a mathematics educator of East Baton Rouge Parish since the Fall of 2002. She has been named 2017 Middle School Teacher of the Year. Her patience and commitment to excellence has transferred into her career as a realtor. She is timely, efficient and organized. Dedicated to making your experience, whether buying or selling a home, as pleasant as possible.
It was a pleasure working with Monique. She was there Morning, noon, and night to address our needs. She was very professional and went above and beyond to get us the best deal on our home. She was there every step of the way. At the end of the process she was more like family than our realtor. I have already recommended her to my family and friends looking to purchase a home. If you're searching for a home and need a great realtor, then she's your person!! Thanks again for everything!!Monique Epps
‐ Victoria Dunn April 26, 2017