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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.

Chase West

Music created that outlet. I started playing in bands when I was about 12 and have kept that alive to this day. I found that I really liked writing and composing music by myself, but needed a way to be able to listen to compositions in real time as I was trying to write. I found the trusty Tascam four-track cassette recorder. Read more>>

Astasia Miguel

I started performing in church choir and writing my first song at age three. As I got older, I began to the runway, print, and video model. This lead to me producing my first album and writing for various artist. I am now being offered record deals and opportunities to be apart of a reality show. Read more>>

Brittany King

With no experience in audio engineering or anything of the sort, figuring out how to podcast has been very challenging at times. Also, between chemotherapy that made me terribly ill and the exhaustion of trying to keep things normal as a single parent for my daughters, there were many days that I wanted to throw in the towel. Read more>>

Moiz Habib

My wife & I are veterans of the restaurant industry with more than 24 years of experience. We started humbly with a small Deli on Geary St in San Francisco then transitioned to a Pizza place on Market St in San Francisco then a Tex Mex Restaurant on North St in Nacogdoches & Finally Chai Shai. Read more>>

Mar’Shayla Thomas

I started my business (B)eautiful (B)utterfly after my brother Christopher Anderson Chappell was shoot and killed on April 1, 2017. Chris inspired me to continue his D.A.D (Dollaz and Dreams) and M.O.M (Money over Madness) legacy. So, his memory has been my key motivator to continuously chase my dream. Read more>>

Ciara Castagno (Delgado)

STAGHP is a company myself and my husband, an Army Veteran, have established – for trainers, by trainers. STAG Human Performance is a multifaceted performance based company that strives for client results along with sports science research and trainer education. Our specialties include personal training (in-person & online), peer-reviewed research/medical industry consulting & our competitor’s division of sponsored athletes. Read more>>

Debra Fawcett

My journey with the old Lavaca County Jail began in May of 2015. I have been investigating the paranormal for over 45 years and have always had a love for historic buildings. A friend mentioned to me that the old jail in Hallettsville had recently been purchased by a realtor, Roger Chambers of Rita, Inc. Read more>>

Carl Pellegrin a.k.a. K9CARLO

I started enjoying rap and hip hop at a very young age. My mom would have tapes on tapes of old school jams that got me through any hard times. Enjoying Tupac’s “All Eyez On Me” in my old neighborhood in Louisiana would ultimately have me freestyling in high school and with friends even after school. And then, lyricism took over my life. Read more>>

Amber Lucas

I have always enjoyed helping others and giving my time freely. My mother. Linda has always been my inspiration. She gave to those around her at every opportunity without being asked and with no expectation of return. She instilled in me the spirit of giving and assisting those around me in any way possible. When it was her time to leave this earth, she knew she had truly given life all she had… I strive to do the same. Read more>>

Chriselda Adams

I went to a modeling class the agency I’m signed to was having and one of the models There sent me a casting call to go to. It was the first one I’ve ever been to so I was super nervous but I went and got the opportunity to walk for two designers in my first fashion show to be a part of and from there I started networking myself and making good connections with people that saw my potential, supported me and helped me get to where I am today. Read more>>

Rasheeda Sunmonu

Your confidence will truly shine, and your Bodied Clothing will add that extra sparkle. We strive to provide awesome service, unbeatable prices, and the hottest trends. What sets Bodied Clothing apart from any other boutique is that we offer all sizes that accentuate all curves. Read more>>

Joshua Cabador

Creativity is something I was very fond of from a young age. Singing, writing, video/media I had a longing to be involved in those things. The whole “Cabador Supper Club” name came actually as a joke. I was a full-time student at the Art Institute and also working full-time at a church as the youth pastor. Read more>>


I fell so in love with my voice from the very first time I heard it in the Stu, and things just took off from there. After knowing what I could do with this music, I rolled the dice on my self and dropped out of school to pursue music full time. I knew with my personality and my own sound. Read more>>

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