Fayetteville teacher, former athlete starts wellness company

According to the website of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., members are active in their respective communities and hold dear the ideals of Service, Scholarship, Sisterhood, and Finer Womanhood.

Five coeds at Howard University created an organization dedicated to raising people’s consciousness, encouraging the highest standards of scholastic achievement and fostering a great sense of unity. Today, there are over 100,000 members around the world, keeping up with those traditions, including Azha McNeil, also known as AZZertion.

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McNeil believes healing starts from within. The 26-year-old has always been fascinated with human anatomy. As a student at EE Smith High School, she excelled in the classroom and in sports.

Inspired by her mother Stephanie McNeil, Azha became a standout athlete as a Golden Bull. Immediately after graduation, she went on to play basketball at Greensboro College before transferring to Johnson C. Smith University.

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During the fall of 2016, she became a member of Zeta Phi Beta, Once again, she was a Golden Bull athlete, competing in basketball, softball and volleyball. In May 2018, McNeil graduated with her biology degree in hopes of becoming a dentist and opening her own practice. However, life had other plans.

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