Brenda Wilson is one of the oldest daughters of Jackie Wilson. She is an entrepreneur, evangelist, author, producer, promoter,  and vocalist.  


Brenda is the Founder & CEO of the Jackie Wilson Foundation, Inc., a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization. Brenda is also the owner of OoWee! Homemade Ice Cream, Co and Bre-th Productions, Inc.  

Since 1990, Brenda, has supported the communities by providing live avenues for our youth and young adults to showcase their talents. While honoring tributes to her father Jackie Wilson to keep his memories alive.

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Brenda Wilson 

Brenda's Background:

Brenda Wilson is an entrepreneur with over 27 years' of experience in the music industry as a producer of live shows, vocalist and talent scout: She is the daughter the late international recording legend Jackie Wilson. Brenda is the CEO of Jackie Wilson Foundation, Inc Non-Profit organization. She is founder of God In Me (G.I.M.) Production Company. Owner of OoWee Homemade Ice Cream. Brenda received Emmy Awards in 2019 for songwriting (We Need A City), audio recording and videos. Brenda has been producing live shows since 1990, she created, promoted and produced Apollo Live of Michigan, Brenda Wilson and Friends Offsprings of Legends- "Groupin It Up" Showcase, Offsprings of Legends TV Show and Wilson Entertainment Group, Inc. She created these entities to give a platform and opportunities for youth and young adults to showcase their raw talent in the entertainment and music industry in front of live audiences. 


Brenda's works include: Jackie Wilson Tributes, Celebrity Judge for talent showcases. Brenda has worked with many well-known celebrities including Hollywood Actor/Producer Robert Townsend, Dick Clark, Reverend Jesse Jackson, Montel Williams, "Good Times" Actress BernNadette Stanis, Gospel Recording Artists: The Clark Sisters, Take Six, Bishop Rance Allen, Legendary The Contours, The Stubbs Girls, Legendary James Brown, David Washington/TV Unsung, The Legendary Group -The Fantastic Four, Rob Carter, Mary Wilson of the Supremes, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, Phase Five and Producer David Usher. Brenda's interviewed and hosted the Legendary Girls Group Xscape and Offsprings of Legends such as; Ray Charles, Sam Cooke, Willie Dixon, David Ruffin, Enchantment, Detroit Most Wanted Rappers, Marvin Gaye, Berry Gordy, Lou Rawls, Freddy Pride, Guitarist Billy Davis, and many, many more. 


Furthermore, Brenda has a history over the past 27 years for successful production of talent showcases, plays, and concerts for live audiences. This track record is the primary reason JWF needs to establish the Jackie Wilson Performing Arts Theatre - for continued success.

Volunteer Services:

She has supported and volunteered in many states in the United States as Master of Ceremonies, Celebrity Host and Judge, and also as a vocalist-entertainer. 


Brenda has received numerous awards from the U S Representative Michigan, Congressman John Conyers, Michigan State Representatives, Coleman Young, Jr., Mayor City of Detroit, Detroit City Council, Wayne County and Wayne County Commission, and other community organizations.