Six is a music video director from Accra, Ghana, who has finally owned her creative path. “I’m now at the point in my life where I’m embodying the fact that this is my career and this is who I am. I’m a creative, and that’s just it.” She details her experiences in Ghana as a woman in a male-dominated industry. Six chalks up her experience to having balance and patience.
Oxford, Mississippi beader-seamstress, Timber Heard took to creating as a way to escape from the harsh reality she was living. “Being creative is something that helps me as a person, function. That’s who I am.” Combatting bipolar disorder alongside trying to piece together the complexities of her biracial identity has been a lifelong struggle, but she is now speaking her truth and reclaiming her power.
Demetris Ford is an entrepreneur with confidence that is so contagious. The Magnolia, Arkansas native and now Dallas, Texas resident flexes his versatility in various industries from fitness to roofing.
Kendra Robinson, a Virginia native, is a poet and author whose work is centered around self-expression, reflection, and discovery. Through poetry, she invites readers to experience an array of emotions without doubt and void of limitations.
North Little Rock, Arkansas native, Caresse Hickman is an entrepreneur and owner of Lucy Jane Scarves. When speaking on becoming an entrepreneur she says, “I knew I didn’t want to work for a corporation for the rest of my life, so I just had to figure out that next step.” Her experience working in retail—from working the sales floor to management—set her up for success when she decided to drop out of college to launch a business.
Christian Kimbrough is the owner of Revive Minds, a clothing brand with a purpose—educating the community on gun violence and encouraging others to live in their truth. At the age of thirteen, Christian was a victim of gun violence and says, “I was told by doctors I would never walk again, I would never talk again, I would never do half the things that I’m doing right now, I’d be paralyzed. They told me everything under the sun. The fact that I’m here is a real big blessing to be sharing my story.”