J.M. Benjamin is a successful author, entrepreneur, and motivational speaker from Plainfield, New Jersey. Since 2005 he has received numerous accolades and recognition for his Essence bestselling novel Ride or Die Chick and award-winning novel Down in the Dirty. Most recently, J.M. launched an independent monthly newspaper called Success News, highlighting and offering recognition to minorities who have overcome adversities to become successful. You can find more info about J.M. on Facebook at Author J. M. Benjamin, or follow him on Twitter. Visit him at www.anewqualitypublishing.com.