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 Neartowns’s rising stars below.
I started to get into the modeling game by working with my bro Kendall king of Paris, Texas I did a fashion show with him called BlazersAndSwimsuits. I’ve always had the interest of modeling fashion despite my size of only being 5’6-5’7 I live for being in front of a camera and I love to take care of my body so I’m ALWAYS in the gym 5-6 days a week. Read more>>
Looking back, it only makes sense for me to be in real estate, yet it was also so unexpected. I was in and out of college–very all over the place. I spent time working in fashion as a buyer and managing a small boutique in Rice Village. I had the time of my life doing that but something was missing for me. Read more>>
In 2007, I was listening to Oprah talk about her school for girls that she started in Africa, and I began to seriously ponder in what way I can help others. I say seriously because I have always liked helping people and do so privately in whatever way I can based on their need. Read more>>
I started watching YouTube videos after I had my first daughter at the age of 17. I started watching YouTubers like Evettexo and Daisy Marquez; I started to notice if I actually tried I could do what they did. Out of nowhere people started to ask if I could do their makeup, so my love for it grew so fast. Read more>>
Derek and Jenny Brown
The passion for making videos and creating content has been in our family for four generations. It started in the 80s with my father making movies. Our family vacations were filming locations we needed to complete our scenes. I loved Indiana Jones and when my father purchased our first VHS camcorder, we started filming. I learned my lines, where to take my mark and the fun of seeing a story in your imagination come to life. Read more>>
My husband Tom Amschwand was diagnosed with sarcoma cancer on our second wedding anniversary. Eighteen months later, cancer took him from me…but not before I made a promise to him. Home to both the largest cancer center and the largest pediatric hospital in the world. Read more>>