Janet Deskins

Contributing Faculty
College of Management and Technology
School of Management
M.S. Communication

Rev. Dr. Janet Deskins obtained her Doctoral degree from Walden University. Her area of expertise and focus has been on effective communication through ethical business practices. Rev. Dr. Deskins offers over 30 years of marketing knowledge which includes website design, graphic design, social media communication, business administration practices, and project management applications. Rev. Dr. Deskins holds several Google, Bing, and LinkedIn certifications and a Project Management Professional (PMP+) Certification.
Rev. Dr. Deskins has her Doctorate’s in Business Administration, with focuses on Marketing, Leadership, and Entrepreneurship. Her MBA is in Information Technology Management. She is an ordained Reverend, writes curriculum for children’s pastors, and is a published author.

Rev. Dr. Deskins and her husband live in Orlando, Florida. The Deskins run a 501(c)(3) ministry outreach to American Veterans and their families. In their spare time, the Deskins are leathercrafters and artisans, with many of their products at a popular Orlando theme park.

Rev. Dr. Deskins spent two years in Walden's first Post-Doctoral Fellows in Business Communications. Her role at Walden is now as Contributing Faculty and previously as an FSA to Walden faculty.

Courses Taught

COMM 2003-1 - Writing for the Digital Age

COMM 1003L-2/1003C-2 - Intro to Mass Communication

MEDC 3001-4 - Comm Through Media and Tech

COMM 6110 - Media Effects: Mass Media in Modern Society

RESI 8302 - DBA Residency 2


DBA, Walden University

Reverend, Sanctified Word Ministries, Inc.

MBA, Western Governors University

BS, Western Governors University

Public Service

Sanctified Word Ministries, LLC, Board of Directors - Orlando

Sanctified Word Ministries, LLC, Other - Orlando

State of Florida, Other - Orlando

Kairos University, Board Member - Fort Myers

Awards / Honors

The National Society of Leadership and Success, Sigma Alpha Pi, Walden University, 2018

Golden Key International Honour Society, Golden Key International Honour Society, 2015

Certificate of Appreciation, Environmental Defense Fund, 2016

I Made A Difference, Transcore and Florida's Turnpike District, 2000

Individual Dedication Award, Transcore and Florida's Turnpike District, 1999

Team Achievement Award, Transcore and Florida's Turnpike District, 1999

The Directory of Distinguished Americans, American Biographical Institure, 1982


Deskins, J. L. Effective Strategies Small Retail Leaders Use to Engage Employees. IJSRP

Deskins, J. L. (2018). Effective Church Administration: Church Administrator's Guidebook.

Deskins, J. L. (2016). Soul Shapers Kids Ministry Activity Booklet.


Deskins, J. L. (2017). . Walden University

Deskins, J. L. (2018). Servant Leader and Community - Keynote Address. Golden Key International Honour Society