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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.

Jaquetta Webber

I originally sought after a career in Business Administration but quickly realized that Event Planning & Custom Designs was my calling. At a very young age, I enjoyed crafting making key chains, painting, decorating, and more. I wanted to combine my passions together. Read more>>

Heidi Hansen

I started in the medical field years ago. But when I became a stay at home mom my creative side started coming through. Maybe hanging with baby boys day after day brought out the idea to have something a little more girly and colorful for myself. Read more>>

Zach House

I opened a Kitchen and Bath Showroom in Austin back in 2010 that focused on “sustainable” interior finishes such as countertops, cabinetry, and tile that all met very strict criteria for indoor air quality, recycled content, and rapidly renewable materials. Over the eight years that we were in business. Read more>>

Alauna Curry

I spent 12 years as a psychiatrist at the DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston. I was drawn towards treating veterans because my father is a Vietnam vet and I had cousins who served in Iraq and Afghanistan. My career path took me towards a specialized focus on psychological trauma. Read more>>

Tilisha Conley

I live in Houston but I’m originally from North Little Rock, Arkansas. I am a 401k Manager for a human resource outsourcing company. I have worked corporate my entire career in the finance industry, but I LOVE fashion. I have always had a passion for fashion but it wasn’t until I lost weight. Read more>>

Jatziri Barron

I was introduced to the art world in my teenage years, I remember truly enjoying my high school art classes but never thinking about it as a profession. By that time, it was 2011 and I was 16 living in Mexico where being an artist is normally thought of as a hobby and not a formal career. Read more>>

Charles K. Sadler

Over the course of two decades, Charles King Sadler has developed a practice for the care and restoration of landscapes that has resulted in his being sought after for work on properties across North America and consulted by top European landscape practices. Read more>>

Malcolm Richardson

I moved to Katy back when I was 16 and I fell in love with the restaurant industry. I worked for many companies over the year which led me to Grub. I have worked here now for two and a half years and our company is looking stronger than ever and ready to change our industry. Read more>>

Lesley Dugat

I started crafting eight months ago, started making custom tumblers and gradually moved up to bows and earrings. It was not a smooth road at all especially for me growing up a tomboy everyone that it was a joke and the more I crafted, everyone was surprised. Read more>>

Ibukunoluwa (I.B for Short) Thomas

I have always loved fashion, African or Western and I would wear my African pieces from time to time. The African print is so vibrant and I thought of ways to make it subtle and make it an everyday wear. So at a work summer event, I wore a tunic I designed made with a combination of Chiffon and African prints. Read more>>

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