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Inspiring Stories from Richmond

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 Richmond and surrounding areas below.

Melissa Paz

I have always been very much into music and Latin rhythms since an early age. Growing up in El Salvador and being born in Costa Rica music is everywhere, at home, in the streets, it’s a part of the culture. It’s in my DNA. Read more>>

Domonique and Arnisha Brown

We help any and everyone that needed our help. Our friends would even call us when they had someone that needed help. We also had to fear friends who we also considered our close family that we help take care of, and they both were positive with AIDS. Read more>>

Jose Cisneros

I thought my life would only consist of going to school, graduating & then getting a job. I never even thought about going to a university because that was never practiced in my family. Then after some time I started enjoying music a lot more, my dad would listen to Gospel Music. Read more>>

Erinn Fleeks

I started back in Seattle, WA, where I’m from, maybe 25 years ago. I started by planning events and then connecting people I knew with paid gigs at all these events that I was hired to plan. The event planning grew from just planning other people’s. Read more>>

Andre Bramwell

I run Houston’s Candyman Vending Services, Exotic Pop Shop our soda shop and the Bigfella bar our trademarked candy bar brand, I started doing custom vending machines for rap artists back in 2014 working with high-profile hip hop artists Riff Raff and Krayzie Bone, among others. Read more>>

Dr. Stephanie Oguchi

My story began when I was writing my thesis for doctoral school and I needed an outlet from the stress. So, I began writing children stories which allowed me to bring my creativity to the for front. I never thought in a million years that my creativity would transition into sharing my childhood and cultural. Read more>>

Sheneese Rohelia

Only since 2015 after giving birth to my second daughter, did I think about taking up the hobby of painting. This idea came about due to critical complications after delivering my daughter and being in the hospital, ICU even, for weeks and then returning home still unable to walk for six months. Read more>>

Lauren Bell, Loree and Keith Walker

We are a set of Identical twin sisters. Lauren is 7 minutes older than Loree. We are natives of Philadelphia, PA where we were born and reared. We love sports, debates, and great family, fun rivalry in addition to that we love God, Guns, and Good Food. Before I go on it is important to know that we are preachers’ kids. Read more>>

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