An impassioned community leader, speaker and consultant, Trivia Payne’s message of educating, empowering, and assisting urban communities motivates and inspires
others to transform their lives for better. The Baltimore City native earned her degree in Family and Community Development at Towson University and dual master’s degree at Grand Canyon University, with an emphasis in Christian Leadership and Pastoral Ministry.
Throughout her career, Trivia has successfully held several positions, including co-founder of Grace Beyond the Walls Church and The Philemon Ministry, a mentoring community that supports men from incarceration into stable living; chief coordinator of Grace Beyond the Walls summer camp; and executive director of Bondage to Grace Connections, a nonprofit for children affected by incarceration. Currently. Trivia is the founder of T.R.I.V.I. A’S Inspirational Radio and a Doctoral Student at Grand Canyon University’
A consummate writer at heart, Trivia has loaned her voice to numerous platforms like Empowering Women Magazine and is acknowledged for notable articles such as “When We Pray God Moves”, “Women of Virtue Walking in Excellence." "All the Preacher's Wives" and “From Struggle to Success”. Through her speaking and training, Trivia’s insight and presentations have impacted many communities, so much that she was recognized with a Women Who Rock Award in 2019 and was named a Black Caucus Masterminds Leader in 2020.
Though her passion, Trivia’s love for servitude cannot compare to her greatest joy: her family. The wife of esteemed leader, Pastor Antoine Payne, and the mother of six children, A Son in Love two Grandboys and a little Princess. Trivia’s focus has always been to wake up every morning with the determination to make an impression on her family and community by inspiring everyone to move beyond their immediate circumstances and to aim for higher heights in life. A mentor and friend to many, Trivia routinely travels nationally as a motivational speaker and panelist at events, colleges, corporations, institutions, and a wide range of communities.