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Inspiring Stories from Katy

The heart of our mission at VoyageHouston is to find the amazing souls that breathe life into our city. In the recent weeks we’ve had the privilege to connect with some of the Houston’s finest artists, creatives, entrepreneurs and rabble rousers and we can’t begin to express how impressed we are with our city’s incredibly deep talent pool. Check out rising stars from Katy and surrounding areas below.

Nadia Ramos, John Huerta, Wanna Huerta

Our story started with a dream, a vision, and a giant leap of Faith. It started with being a photographer in the industry for a little over 7 years, having a dad that was a fantastic builder and a mom that had an outstanding green thumb. Read more>>

Sherri Clement

I have always had a heart for helping women and children who have suffered sexual abuse and when I asked God to use me in this way, I found myself on a journey that led me to working with victims of human trafficking. Read more>>

Karissa Hubbard

Growing up I always knew I wanted to be a writer, when I got to college I gave up playing basketball to focus on school so I could become one of the greatest writers. After I graduated, I went straight to corporate America and got some cool jobs, but I still wasn’t happy. Read more>>

Josbellys Gil de Gonzalez

As the daughter of a woman who is very passionate about crafts and decoration, I got accustomed to noticing the impact that small details often made. I took that with me as I started my career, which actually began very far from my childhood home. Read more>>

Kenneth Brooks

Let me just start by saying this, before the birth of Masterpiece Desserts, I served as a Neuro Diagnostic Technician. 4 years into my career I experienced a life-changing event that I was unprepared for. Read more>>

Colleen Doody

Art making for me has been a constant, though my materials and methods have certainly varied over the years. An envelope left on the kitchen table changed my trajectory, and I began a five-year journey of postsecondary Fine Arts Education. Read more>>

Leah Hereford

Ive always had dreams of becoming an entrepreneur in the art field, that was always where I wanted to end up. I loved so many aspects of the art world I just did’nt know what id actually end up doing in it. In highschool I used to paint my friends favorite cartoons on blank shirts and sell them for $10. Read more>>

Tracee Seals

My story started about 10 years ago when I was working in the For-Profit education industry up and down the East Coast and just seeing how this part of Corporate America was ran and I needed a change from that industry. I was giving so much needed structure to the industry and learning so many new tools. Read more>>

Krystal Phillips

Since a young kid, I can remember making frequent visits to the local beauty supply store for all of my hair care products. As I grew older, I began to wonder why the people who owned and worked in these stores never looked like the people that they were selling to. Read more>>

Alicia Hughes

My name is Alicia Hughes and I am the blogger behind Joy Personified. I’m a millennial naturalista learning to love something new about myself each day while living in a society that perpetuates the idea that I shouldn’t. Joy Personified is an inspiration-led community for women who embrace their natural hair, as well as women who are committed to self-care. Read more>>

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