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Inspiring Stories from Stafford

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 Stafford and surrounding areas below.

Heather Willis

Years went by and I continue to evolve at United Health Group and finally found a position that I love to death. Over the years, good friends and old clients would always ask, when EYE was coming back, but the passion wasn’t there. I prayed to God for years to bring it back and if it was a path for me to lead me there. Read more>>

Amber Dudley

As I grew older, I always knew that I would ultimately get involved in real estate in one way or another. In 2015, I began classes at Champions Real Estate School in Houston. After receiving my license, I began working as a real estate agent. Read more>>

Sylvania Omokaro

I first began competing in pageants almost eight years ago… I had no idea what I was doing or what to expect. In my very first pageant, I represented Fort Bend County at a state level pageant. It was incredible to learn so much about myself and discover strengths I didn’t know I had. I became physically active with pageants, raised funds, and learned how to conduct myself professionally when interacting with community and businesses. Read more>>

Angela Uhegwu

The idea behind creating bow ties was born out of a challenge. It was during my sophomore year of college where my best friend wanted a cheetah print bow tie. And instead of allowing her to just settle for the red bow tie that she had, I challenged myself to design, create and construct a bow tie without taking so much as a sewing class. Read more>>

Pradia

PRADIA is an R&B singer-songwriter, actor and YouTube blogger. In 2011, PRADIA partnered with R&B sensation Tiffany Evans and her independent label. Soon after, PRADIA began teaming with a countless local artist for features and songwriting opportunities such as Tiaramy, OneHunnidt, OG Chess and many more. Read more>>

Christina Cortez

On maac Chat, we give local artists a platform. We keep you updated on all that’s happening in the industry today, and it’s just a fun show! And we always have stories, lol! We love our city so much and honestly that’s why we cherish this podcast so much it’s an opportunity for everyone to be heard. It’s been so fun getting emails from our listeners telling us who they think would be a great guest we’re all for it! Read more>>

Inspirational Trap God

ITG is under Fiyaworks Music & Management Group, and over the last year just a few of his accomplishments under his belt are showcase competition winner that Flavor Flav of the famed iconic super group Public Enemy was the host of at Warehouse Live in Houston. He has opened up for mainstream artists such as Beanie Segal of State Property and Chicago’s very own G Herbo of Cinematic Music Group. Read more>>

Sherita Harmon

I started Blessed to Be a Blessing in 2012 as a way to honor and celebrate my birthday. I wanted to celebrate by doing something meaningful. During this time, I was in school working on my MBA from Texas Woman’s University and on my way home from school each day, I would see homeless people gathered at a small park. I thought to myself that I could use my birthday as an opportunity to serve those less fortunate. I spoke to my husband and daughter about the idea of having a “party in the park” for my birthday, and they were on board with it. Read more>>

Brandi Stokes

Sucker Punch Custom Sweets & Novelties was born shortly after my sister’s baby shower. During the party and weeks after, everyone continued to ask me how much I charged for a sweet table decor, etc. At first, I would reply “Oh no, that was just for my sister. It wasn’t until someone told me “Hey you’re to really good at this you’ve missed your calling,” that the lightbulb went off. Read more>>

Sebastian Sanders

Going through a period of time where I started to evaluate my life and friends. Didn’t’ quite know the direction but I knew I wanted to create something that would outlive my legacy and change the world. Most importantly wanted to live out my passion and seek out my greatness for the greater good. It all started my junior year in college. Second semester April 2017, at UTSA, I knew I had the God’s gift of leadership and a powerful voice but quite didn’t know how to use it! Parents always told me “son you have a voice, just learn how to use it” my first thought was to become a rapper. Read more>>

Joyce Norton-Wilkins

I started off as having the greatest title in the world! MOMMIE! I am a mother of three, and I loved taking photos of them. My passion for photography grew and grew. All of my work was free because hey it was just a hobby right! Lol. Free later became “Here take it this, your work is amazing”! I couldn’t believe it… I was getting paid for something that I loved doing! My Pastor (Rondy Long) and husband (Brian Wilkins) saw my passion and gave me the courage to turn my hobby into a business. Being a photographer means to be able to capture special moments in someone’s life. Read more>>

1 Comment

  1. Timothy Cour-Palais

    February 23, 2018 at 1:58 am

    You should definitely check out Twisted Catfish. They are a food truck that has succeeded and expanding. Best Catfish in Houston

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