Mona Johnson, was born and raised in Chicago, IL and relocated to Tulsa, OK in 2002. The middle child and middle girl of seven children she is the proud parent of two children, Arielle and Lorenzo; two reasons why she does what she does. At an early age of 8 she accepted Jesus Christ and was baptized in the name of the Father, Son and the Holy Ghost. Mona rededicated her life to Christ at the age of 40. This was the point in her life that she truly understood the relationship that anyone can have with Jesus Christ.
Mona was licensed as a evangelist in 2004 and as a minister in 2011 and received intercessory training under well-known men and women of God of Tulsa, OK. Although she has worked in various positions in the church, Mona feels there is nothing more rewarding and fulfilling than serving God's people, in the area of evangelism and prayer. Mona's passion for intercessory prayer was the driving force behind the birth of Thee Upper Room Prayer ministry because she knows prayer is the only way God's will, purpose and destiny for His people will be established on earth. She has had the privilege of traveling to spread the gospel around the United States.
Mona is an Amazon Best Selling author of Turn Up Prayer Pull Down Strongholds, co-author of Grace Under Fire Prayer/Devotional Journal, 2016 Featured Author at NAACP Author's Pavilion, 2014 featured author at the Jabez Books Reader's Choice Awards; 2015 & 2016 Reader's Choice Award Nominee; faculty member at the Anointed for Business Leadership Institute in Dallas, TX, Chancellor Dr. Shirley Clark; Prayer Leader for God's Butterflies and the 90 Day Financial Empowerment Challenge. Featured in Kingdompreneur magazine. Mona is truly honored and humbled that God would use her in the movement of uniting, training, empowering and equipping disciples in the area of prayer in the advancement of His Kingdom.