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Judith lives in Tallahassee, Florida, and served 18 years as a County Judge for Leon County, Florida before returning to private practice in 2018. She is the Founder and Executive Director of Gaza Road Ministries and GRM2, a non-profit organization.

Judith combined her love for traveling and ministry by participating in international mission trips. She travels the world preaching, teaching, and providing humanitarian services to those less fortunate. She helped build a school in Costa Rica in 2001. In 2002 she preached her first evangelistic campaign in Kenya, East Africa. She has also preached in Dominican Republic ('03); Taiwan ('04); Romania ('05); Mongolia ('06); Irian Jaya, Indonesia ('07); Mexico ('08); Brazil ('09); Guyana ('12); Trinidad ('15); Peru ('16); and Cuba ('20). Her Thanksgiving week ('10) was spent in Haiti with Mission of Hope.

Born in Greensboro, North Carolina, Judith is the fifth of eight children born to James and Margerye Warren. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Home Economics from Andrews University in 1973; a Master’s degree in Family Relations and Human Development from The Ohio State University in 1977and she earned a law degree from Florida State University College of Law (1984).

Judith was married for 40 years to the late James E. Hawkins, Ph.D., retired Dean, School of Journalism and Graphic Communications, Florida A&M University. Their son, Jason, and his wife, Dionne, made them the proud grandparents of two granddaughters, Keira Noelle and Kyla Christine.


We hope you will be encouraged to invite Judith Warren Hawkins to share her ministry with you and your group.  To request a speaking event please click here.

Request Judith Hawkins for a Speaking Event!

Founder, Speaker

Judith W. Hawkins is available for motivational speaking at banquets, special occasions, workshops, worship services, and conferences.

Teacher, Presenter

Her expertise is developing appropriate messages based upon themes selected by the inviting organization. She is conversant with both legal issues and Bible-based topics.

Author and More

Her written materials further the mission of Gaza Road Ministries, "Searching timeless Bible truths for today's applications."

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