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Inspiring Stories from Sugar Land

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 Sugar Land and surrounding areas below.

Sharita Humphrey

I’m passionate about teaching people, especially the everyday middle-class individual, the importance of financial education. After I hit financial rock bottom years ago and had to rebuild my life and make it stronger, I realized I could turn my knowledge of finance into a way to help those silently struggling both personally and financially. Read more>>

Shante Thompson

“I don’t consider myself to be a fashionista, but I do love fashion. I get excited when I’m dressed up in heels, but I am just as excited when I have on a cute t-shirt, strappy sandals or pumps.” With a background in senior living sales management and a passion for fashion, I started DOSS COUTURE almost a year ago. I began designing t-shirts as a hobby. Read more>>

Corey Hanks

9th grade at Hightower High School is when I was blessed with a foundation to discover my passion. For four years in H.S., I was a part of the Media Academy which had an outstanding platform and curriculum at the time and still does. My teacher throughout my years at Hightower, Ted Irving instilled so many things in me that I duplicate within my business today. Read more>>

Yewande Ifanse

I watched a time-lapse of a rosette cake being decorated and then probably about 50 more videos that night. It was mesmerizing and therapeutic at the same time. On impulse, I bought all the supplies I could find and baked my first cake that coming January. At the very beginning and even now, my motto, along with Live life sweeter, was “Just do it.” Read more>>

 

Shante Thompson

With a background in senior living sales management and a passion for fashion, I started DOSS COUTURE almost a year ago. I began designing t-shirts as a hobby. As a fashion-forward professional woman, I couldn’t find the look that was appropriate for business casual meetings with clients and a happy hour with sister-friends in retail stores. Read more>>

Teih LeBan NP-C

I moved to Houston in the late 90s with my mother from Louisiana with nothing but a box of our belongings. We briefly lived in the Star of Hope women’s shelter until my mom found permanent employment. We later moved to the southwest side of Houston residents lovingly know as Alief. It was the best decision she ever made for me. Read more>>

Demetria Joseph

I discovered my love for creating DIYs, cooking, and baking at a young age. I would often assist my grandmother in the kitchen during family gatherings. Over the years, I became more and more inspired into creating sweet treats and in 2016, I followed my passion for baking and opened Demi’s Cake Boutique! Read more>>

Erica Jones

My whole life is documented in pictures, thanks to my two photographer aunts. Every family function, vacation, and even small things like church on Sundays can be found in a physical photo album on their shelf. I remember asking my parents, in middle school, for a digital camera but they didn’t think I was serious. Read more>>

Harrison Do

I never expected my page to grow into what it has become today. I view as Instagram as a creative outlook for me. I’m able to create aesthetic pictures and plan out my feed so that it looks cohesive. I am thankful that I am able to continue to share my fashion with my followers as well as have the opportunity for many different sponsorships and collaborations. Read more>>

Minh Doan-Lin

The road to Belle & Kai started with my love of photography. I picked up my first professional grade camera because I wanted to take better photos of my children and be able to capture all these fleeting moments. From there, my daughter became my go to model whenever I wanted to practice a technique and I would try to find something unique for her to wear so she could model for me. Read more>>

Rebecca and Scot Jones

We have both always been drawn to Real Estate. We purchased our first fixer-upper right before our wedding and spent the first two years of our marriage ripping down walls and redoing every inch on the house. That was thirty-five years ago and we have repeated that same process many times since. We love working together to make a home extraordinary. Read more>>

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