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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.

Courtney Nowlin

Over the years I’ve spent alot of time perfecting my craft (even though in the photography world, you’ll never be perfect). Since moving to Texas, my business has pretty much taken off. Being from such a small town there were way too many photographers and not enough people to go around. Read more>>

Krystal Aziz

There are so many people in this world that want to help, but they don’t know where to start, that is why I created Connect Kindness. Within the next two months, we would have featured over 100 organizations on our website. The website was only the start, we developed our social media pages & also began recording podcast with the Founders/Executive Directors & many more of some of the organizations that we featured. Read more>>

Keli “Danielle” Farley

While cleaning and trying to make our home look respectable, I came across my DSLR camera that had been tucked away and forgotten. So much so, that when I plugged it in to charge, it took almost an hour to even get a blinking light. But once it went solid I immediately started taking pictures. Read more>>

Raymond Flores

I’ve always loved music since I was a kid. I remember my uncle gave me his iPod right before his shift at subway. I went with him that day out of boredom and I remember he was playing something on the aux on our way there, and I said something along the lines of, “man I wish I had an iPod.” And he was like, “here you can have mine.” Read more>>

Jonathon Randle

I have become the longest consecutive seated council member, I am a former mayor pro-temp, and I was recently re-elected to my fourth term. I believe I’ve grown as a leader because of my preparation and communication skills. Prairie View is a rapidly growing community and we are working to ensure that continue to welcome an facilitate the progression. Read more>>

LoRon White

Within a matter of a year, training had gone from being a hobby to a career and I quickly earned my personal training certification and started the wheels in motion for iImprove Fitness in 2016. Since then I’ve transformed dozens of lives, one in which has been featured in People Magazine for the “Half Their Size” issue in January 2019. Read more>>

Benjamin Walls

When you switch your mindset into a positive mindset that is when magical things begin to happen in your life. You start to attract the things like more opportunities, great people, and wealth with a positive mindset and that is my tool that I’ve always used to get me to where I want to be in life. Read more>>

Dee Hughes

The medical field has always been my passion, however I had no clue as to what part of the medical field I fit into. I applied and was granted a scholarship. I completed the class, and there I was still feeling completely lost. I landed a job a local lab, and then moved on to Texas Children’s Hospital, at this point I was still not where I wanted to be. Read more>>

Jeannette Henry

I watched Youtube and self-taught my self to work with Fondant Decorating. I took a community summer baking course to learn gum paste flowers and buttercream icing decorating from a now close friend and mentor Milante Lee. I currently work for the Indian Consulate as an administrative assistant and bake. I hope to have my own bakery in the next 1 or 2 years. Read more>>

Kathleen Bennaser

I am passionate about helping others feel good about themselves. When they look good, they feel good and at the end of the day, that not only gives me satisfaction to be able to serve in this capacity but confirmation I’m using the gift God gave me to ultimately serve for His purpose and His glory. Read more>>

Meagan Howard

Mental Health has always been a passion; therefore, I obtained my Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. I enjoyed being able learn more about mental health diagnoses and educating others as well as helping them through their tough times so I continued my education by pursuing my education with a Masters Degree in Counseling. Read more>>

Perla Ramirez

My background is in performing arts. When I was in school, I was heavily committed to vocal performance, guitar, stage management, directing, acting, costumes/makeup, sound design, set building and even fitness. I graduated cum laude with my degree in Fine Arts. I double minored in Drama and Arts Administration. Read more>>

Hannah Raj

Even though I was content with my day to day business, my heart was still set on beauty. I have serious passion for helping individuals to improve self-confidence, even if it is just consider vanity for some. I don’t see it that way. On May 2018, I opened my own Spa Studio. I offer permanent makeup. Read more>>

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