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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.

Robert Miner

I have always had a knack for fixing things. Shortwave radios in Junior High school, motorcycles in High School and computers for my first career, then became a Missionary Pilot for my second career. Worked on airplanes too – I have an FAA Airframe and Powerplant ticket. Read more>>

Vik Ray Nguyen

For as long as I can remember, I had the entrepreneurial itch. My dream, even as a child, was to one day own my own business. Growing up in Houston, I remember selling candy and baseball cards to my peers in middle school – yes I was THAT kid. Read more>>

Melba Lee

I am an artist who takes pieces of handmade paper and crafts them into figures of beautiful women who evoke a wide range of emotions. Each image embodies the essence and spirit of real women. My artwork is spiritual- the collection has the ability to speak to those who see it. Read more>>

Stacy Bourgeois

Sole Loved was unofficially started several years ago, from the comfort of my own garage. In 2013, we began collecting gently used shoes from friends and neighbors to take to our homeless friends in downtown Houston. Early on, we noticed many of them wearing shoes with holes in them, some with soles that were completely torn off, others sporting worn out flip-flops, and a few wearing nothing but socks. Read more>>

Brooke Dedmon

I started indoor cycling 9 yrs ago when my husband signed me up to become a cycling coach with 24HR Fitness. It was motivated by a book we read about turning your “hobby” into a way to earn additional money. Wa-la! I ended up LOVING it! Read more>>

Gary Krueger, David Jones

David Jones and I met playing on the golf team at Texas A&M. After pursuing professional golf on the PGA Tour and other interests after school, we saw a niche opportunity in this part of the golf industry that enabled us to stay connected to golf and our friends in the golf business. Read more>>

Deanna Lopez

I started off hosting charity events at local restaurants in the League City area almost 5 years ago. My mother and I then started a non-profit no-kill dog rescue, and I started hosting adoption events to help get our dogs out into the community to meet potential families, and also to help fundraise. Read more>>

Sonal Shah

I started in 2003 in mortgage industry and became a senior Loan consultant training staff and underwriting loans. I helped strategize the mortgages for the self employed clients and helped them buy their dream homes. Soon, I became popular with Luxury Home builders and became their preferred lender. Read more>>

Malik Kutty

I’m a plastic surgeon focusing on cosmetic surgery. I grew up in Chicago and went to medical school there. I completed my residency training in General Surgery and Plastic Surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. Read more>>

Robert Garza

A few old high school friends were utilizing whole body cryotherapy in 2015 for recovery and injury relief at a physical therapy office in clear lake. After months of driving nearly an hour there and another back we decided to find a way to bring this awesome recovery modality to sugar land. Read more>

Jamie Martin

Hi, I’m Jamie, the voice behind “The Natural HEALing Coach”. I empower people to live NATURALLY through HEALTHY EATING and ACTIVE LIVING tips and recommendations. Through individualized and personalized health coaching, I help clients achieve their healthiest and happiest selves by finding the balance of HEALTHY EATING and ACTIVE LIVING that works for their unique body. Read more>>

Krishna Chavda

My journey started when I was in high school. I would help out my dad and uncle in their fine jewelry business back home in India merely for the sake of pocket money. Back then my goals were different. But, jewelry has always been an essential part of my life. Read more>>

Dorcey Kuti

I am the owner of Gazelle Media Group, a boutique innovative public relations, strategic marketing and brand elaborations firm in Houston, Texas. I have over 10 years experience as a publicist; specializing in the areas of entertainment, fashion, non-profit and lifestyle. Read more>>

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