Marva Hanks is a breath of fresh air. She is a fun-loving soul with a heart for God, His word and people. Her real life experiences have given birth to the heartbeat of her greatest passion and ministry to love, serve, and impact the community.


Marva stands tall as a former All American and University of Iowa basketball star. She is a loving mother to Milan and Maya, and devoted wife to Merton Hanks. Marva lives life intentionally and desires to encourage others by being a conduit for positive relational and spiritual change.   


Marva, along with her husband, Merton, love people to full capacity. They are quick to share life lessons learned from their past experiences with others. 


Marva learned about Christ at an early age. She is thankful for the grace of God and is happy to boldly to serve Him where ever He leads. Marva is constantly reminded of how present God is in every area of  life.


Marva uses her platform to impact the community. She has worked with different organizations to give back. Some of the current organizations Marva is involved with are C. Vivian Stringer Standing Tall Foundation, Bridgeway Preparatory Academy, and DRA Lending. Her portion of proceeds will go towards these organizations to further their mission.