Shika Duncan (JoyReignVR) is a Louisiana native who graduated from the HBCU Southern University A&M in Baton Rouge, Louisiana with a degree in Economics. She is an enthusiastic XR Evangelist, Conference Speaker and Content Creator who specializes in building metaverse experiences that caters to brands and promotes community. Helping people connect and engage with XR technology while also building worlds that inspire others to create is her mission.
Even though she has been in the XR space for a few years, JoyReign's metaverse work has been highlighted by Meta, Meta Reality Labs, Meta Horizon Worlds, The Today Show and Thurgood Marshall College Fund. Whether she is hosting her talk show "Joy In The Morning" in Meta Horizon Worlds, podcasting with her husband on their "Get'Em To The Metaverse” and "Spatially Aware" podcasts, or strategizing content through their business, Onyx Leaf Media, JoyReign is always staying true to her north star to help people to become more joyful, optimistic, and yearning for positivity.