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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.

Yure Suarez

The idea of creating jewelry and home-goods out of construction waste began while working in architecture and realizing that material samples and construction scraps are generally treated as waste and sent to landfill. Although the pieces of material scrap look clean and new, the shapes and scales make them no longer usable for their intended purpose. Read more>>

Joan Lopez

March 2018, I was knee deep in stress. My family had experienced great loss, and my employment at the time was becoming more and more stressful. As a way of coping with this stress, and loss of both my brother-in-law and my mother within eight months of each other, I began to bake in my free time. I would turn on my Linsey Sterling Playlist and bake for hours. I found that not only did this calm my mind, but it also made my family’s sweet tooth very happy. Read more>>

Aisha Tadese

I weighed 225 at 14 years old that’s when we knew this had become a big problem. I went from the biggest couch potato known to man to being a Fitness influencer and advocate. I started my fitness journey back when I was borderline. I joined the High school drill team, which help familiarize myself with getting active, and that’s where it started. I accidentally lost 20 pounds from the first semester alone. Read more>>

Kenny Nguyen

My name is Kenny Nguyen, and I am the guy behind KENAE VISUALS. I run a multimedia company which has been growing for the past few years. Although I am grateful for where I am today, the idea of a multimedia business never came to fruition right away. Since a young age, I have always had an interest in the creation of videos. I’ve always found cameras so exciting. Read more>>

Alicia Ramos

I was born in Monterrey NL, Mexico. I came to the USA when I was 10 yrs old, I grew up in Southwest Houston (Alief Texas) I graduated from the University of Houston in May 2018 with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and a minor in Spanish. When I was in my last semester of college, I started looking for job opportunities in other media markets. I knew that if I wanted to get a job as a reporter, I needed it to start outside Houston. Read more>>

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