Meet The Team
President & Co-Founder
Princess Mocha has always been a strong advocate for the LGBT+ community. Even upon graduating high school she has spent her time devoted as a drag queen entertaining and promoting the welfare of the LGBT+ community with each performance. She has mentored many aspiring adults and children over the years in the culture and art form of drag and in her efforts raised over $7000+ for Upstate Pride during her reign as Ms. Upstate Pride 2016. Princess Mocha is a Co-founder of the Rainbow Support Group - SC and helps facilitate various operations to better the community, aid in LGBT+ morale and promote the best reputation for all LGBT+ community members
Vice President & Co-Founder
Kim Williams has been an LGBTQIA activist in the upstate of South Carolina for the last 20 years. She believes in the view that together we can change the world and is working towards this goal in the upstate. She has experience in the LGBTQIA community as an leader and has been a mentor to many in the Upstate. She has been a volunteer for Meals On Wheels, volunteered and held board positions in Upstate Pride, as well as held board positions in the Greenville and Spartanburg chapters of PFLAG. Kim is a co-founder of the Rainbow Support Group. Kim has always supported encouraged the LGBTQIA community and is available 24/7 for all LGBTQIA persons and our allies.
My name is Lee King, I am trans FTM. I have been trans for years. I have been on hormones around 2 years now.I have 2 degrees 1 in electronics the other in criminal justice with an undergraduate certificate in cybercrime. I want to be able to spread positivity, decency, and happiness to our community.I want future generations to be able to have the freedom they deserve to live their truth.I would like to become a member of the rainbow support group board so I can help more on the front lines as well as in the back. To show people that it’s never to late to start living your true self. I want to inspire people not just their minds I want to inspire their souls as well. Forgiveness is for you not for them.
Tessa Jade Knight
Tessa Jade is is one of our MTF Trans Coordinators. She is wanting to help spread awareness for the trans community and is committed to not only teaching others but also learning. Her time spent in foster care as a kid and being homeless gives her a special ability to connect with those that are classified as out cast. Living as her true self has given her the courage and bravery to speak up for those who can't for themselves. She hopes to make stronger connections and help pave the road to equality for the trans community.