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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.

Krystle Barrington

Writing has always been my thing. As a child, my head was always stuck in a book and so that’s where my love for writing began. I self-published my first book. She Believes Devotional, in 2015. Since then I’ve self-published several other books (available on Amazon and my website) all geared towards one purpose, and that is to encourage others to live a faith-filled life all while sharing my life experiences. In a nutshell, writing isn’t a hobby. Writing is my purpose. Read more>>

Taylor Everett

I’ve danced from a very young age but did not begin coaching until 2013 at 19 years old. I started out coaching Hip Hop teams and Lyrical soloists that competed in various competitions in Texas. After moving to California, I joined a few adult Hip Hop teams to help with my dance education. I moved to Houston just two years ago and met the studio I am currently employed with called Imperial Athletics. Their Hip Hop program are World and Summit Champions and I had just started training their class program with styles including lyrical, Jazz, Contemporary, and Hip Hop. Read more>>

Lindsey Valentine

I was born and mostly raised in Washington, D.C. I’m adopted, biracial, and I grew up in a biracial Army family. My parents both served in the Army for over 25 years. I joined the United States, Air Force, 16 years ago, the year after I graduated High School. I wasn’t exactly looking to build on my parent’s legacy, if I’m being honest, I never really saw myself serving in the military, but I was looking for direction and an opportunity to see and travel the world. Read more>>

Barbara Hector

My journey really started in 2017. I was pregnant with my twins and their dad and I were living together along with my now seven-year-old son. We were dealing with financial difficulties and I was dealing with the woes of and itchy belly, which gave way to the idea that I could make and sell sugar scrubs. The twin’s father gave me the extra push to get started by going to get the ingredients I needed to make my first scrubs and so I got busy. Read more>>

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