Meet The Team


Prince Daniels Jr - CEO

Prince “P.J.” Daniels, Jr. is an author, motivational speaker, inspirational fitness trainer and expert in the areas of fitness, meditation, and holistic health. Daniels was born in Texas, and grew up in Houston and Mississippi and was a walk-on at Georgia Institute of Technology, where he majored in business management and minored in organic chemistry. A former professional athlete, he inspires people all over the world to practice the fitness of the mind, body, and spirit to enhance their overall well-being.

Leybelis Padilla - Director of Operations

Leybelis Padilla serves as the Director of Operations at Prince of Fitness. As a practicing Gastroenterologist, with a special interest in the mind-gut connection, she brings a breadth of knowledge in every day practice as she sees the impact of mindful practices affect overall health and well being. Prior to pursuing her medical career, she worked in sales in the commercial building and construction industry. Leybelis earned a bachelor's degree from Georgia Institute of Technology and medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine.

Kristen Wright-Matthews - Director of Public Relations

Kristen Wright-Matthews serves as the Director of Public Relations at Prince of Fitness. She has worked in the non-profit and entertainment industries for more than twenty years with prior clients including Gladys Knight, Brandy, NFL Hall-of-Famer Jim Brown, Nick Cannon, and the NAACP. Kristen has also penned various cover stories and feature articles including Grammy-Award winning crooner Anthony Hamilton, Supermodel Eva Pigford, and country music icon Darius Rucker. Since meeting Prince, the Matthews family has integrated mindfulness and meditation into their daily lives. They believe in spreading kindness to children and families in need through their Blankies 4 My Buddies program that provides warmth and comfort for sick and displaced children.

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