Octavia Burney is an author, burn survivor, poet, business owner and speaker. She has over 15
years’ experience in healthcare and infectious diseases. Originally from South Hill, VA, she
grew up in a single parent home with 4 sisters and 1 brother, she is the youngest of nine siblings.
She released her first book in February 2019, “The Storm Saved Me” where she shares her
testimony and how her faith in God pulled her through. She is currently working on her masters
in mental health counseling and professional writing. She believes faith, courage and creativity
She is empowering, motivational and always brings joy to every situation.