Hewlette, a native of Kingston, Jamaica, migrated to the United States with her family and took up residency in Washington, D.C. In her pursuit of education and ministry, she earned Masters degrees in education and divinity from Johns Hopkins University, Maryland and Regent University, Virginia, respectively. She also earned a diploma from Oxford University, Oxford, England for studies in religion and politics. In 2012, Hewlette was ordained as an Associate Pastor at Perfecting Worship Center, Landover, MD.
For over 10 years, Hewlette has given of her skill, talent and heart to at-risk populations. She taught English and character education to youths at the Fairfax County Juvenile Detention Center in Virginia. And upon entering full-time ministry, she managed a program developed for recently released District of Columbia adult ex-offenders, taught them life and job readiness skills, and character education. As of September 2014 Hewlette has been providing character education to a group of homeless parents.
Hewlette is the author of The Most Important Word, and The View From the Mountain: The Process of Destiny. She has also authored a feature article: “Releasing the Past and Embracing the Future,” Dunamis Woman Magazine, Spring 2008; and is a compilation author, Memories of Mother, 2007.
In May 2016, Hewlette, on behalf of iLove Now, received the Community Cares Award from WEAA’s Director of Public Service and Community Affairs, Sandi Mallory. Most recently, Hewlette received award recognitions for her work in the community through iLove Now from Catherine E. Pugh, Mayor of Baltimore, MD, and from B.W. Associates of Maryland.
As Founder and President of iLove Now, Inc., Hewlette travels to promote the message of the organization, and to passionately motivate and empower individuals and groups to become agents of love, who will affect change and positively impact “their” world. She believes that her purpose in life is to bring God’s unconditional love, hope and joy to all she meets.