Good day to all I’m Baraka Payne. My name means blessing and I strive to be a blessing to each individual I meet in life. My love for fitness starts within. I’ve seen the danger my family has faced so any person I’m privileged to meet I want to speak to them with love, passion, and fire as if they were any one of my loved ones. You can do whatever you want in this life you just have to EARN IT!!!
Position: Personal Trainer
How many years have you worked at Gold’s Gym? >1
Education/Certification: Action PT Certification, SMART Fitness Personal Trainer Certification
CPR/AED Certified? Yes
What led you to a career in the fitness industry? My extreme love for fitness since I was 13. I remember my first set of dumbbells my parents bought. It was pew green and I absolutely loved them.
How do you spend your time outside of the gym? I am a dedicated father, I love to cook, avid sports fan and just driven person to excel in everything I do.
Some advice for our members: Consistency is key!!! Make great mistakes for in them it will cause you to be great!!!
Favorite Movie: “300” ARROOOO!!!
Favorite Food: Chicken, Red Velvet Cupcakes
Favorite Quote: Chasing greatness and hunting dreams