Emma Benoit is 20 years old, born and raised in Louisiana. When she was 16 years old she suffered from severe depression and anxiety that lead to a dark place. Her incredible story of surviving a suicide attempt moved her to advocate for mental health, including as a guest on "Red Table Talk" with Jada Pinkett Smith, Willow Smith, and Adrienne Banfield-Norris.
Emma's mission in this life to spread hope through sharing her testimony. She uses her painful experience to help others find hope, and to raise awareness about the devastating reality of teen depression and suicide. With a continuous goal to have others feel comfort in connection with her; knowing that they aren’t alone.