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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.

Marcus Jordan

My musical journey began at the age of seven when God gifted me with the ability to play the piano. I was able to develop my skills by playing for my dad and pastor, Emanuel Jordan. Shortly thereafter, my mom allowed me to sing with her in her quartet group. I continued to enhance my skills as both a musician and singer through playing for various churches in the Houston area. Read more>>

Micah Grigsby

Ever since junior high I always had a feel for working out and challenging myself on the court playing basketball and also working out in my free time. I love adversity because it pushes me to work harder in every aspect of my life. I love to challenge myself, however anyone that knows me, personally knows that I’m a total carefree goofball and I love to have fun. Read more>>

Yolanda Vincent

I was raised by my grandmother & she really cared about appearance! I mean, every holiday, school photo & activity I was in growing up, she made sure I was dressed to impress! We also use to watch miss America, USA, & all the other pageants all the time! I wanted to be Miss America, Lol! I was also in dance classes my entire life, competed in a few local pageants and took on modeling & etiquette classes. Read more>>

Brian Williams

I’ve always had an eye for video and filming since I was a kid. In 5th grade, I knew I wanted to be a director. My dad was a director for theater across Houston, but I went a different route into filming and editing. My dad always put the idea in me to be whatever I want but to be the best whatever I do. I was self-taught and had the motivation to become the best. Read more>>

Michael Horne

Moving back to Houston, I started making cheesecakecake because I couldn’t find a decent cheesecake anywhere. In 2010, I started bringing cheesecakes to work functions and after about five or more times, they said every time I make a cheesecake, they’ll pay for it. That sparked the idea of selling them. After trying cheesecake factory red velvet, I knew I could make a cake like that. From that point on, Sweet Tooth Cheesecakes became more than an idea. Read more>>

Riochi Giles

When I was in high school, I started The Junior Mentor League which I helped middle schooler and high schoolers with their homework and dealt with the daily stresses of school life. By the time I finished undergrad, I had housed and taken care of three runaways and/or abandoned kids. Throughout college, I always found time to spend with at-risk youth in my free time after school and on the weekends. 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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