Deronda

Grandparents instill traditions and skills in us that can last a lifetime. Sometimes, these skills and traditions turn into a passion that creates careers. For plant enthusiast Deronda, her love for plants was molded by her grandfather. Deronda is originally from Rochester, NY but grew up in Erie, PA. She grew up in her grandparents’…

Kelvin Apparicio Jr.

Kelvin Apparicio uses his passion to fuel his endeavors. A Plug previously featured Kelvin in an article about his company, Gizmo Tech, a computer repair company. Now he hosts a podcast called The Modern Crwd. Fixing computers brought joy, fulfillment and income into Kelvin’s life. However, deep down, he wanted something else. His biggest dream…

Rosa Nicks

Helping others comes naturally to Rosa Nicks. She enjoys helping others and providing hope to those who cross her path. This love led her to all the unique jobs that she does today. Rosa Nicks doesn’t own her own business but she is a powerhouse rocking her own name. Rosa Nicks works at the library…

Tiara Peterson

It’s not easy growing up in a struggling community. Growing up in an impoverished area can mold your outlook of the world. Many look at the world as an opportunity to do better or as an opportunity to better the community around them.  Tiara Peterson’s childhood wasn’t easy. She grew up in an area that…

Idris Barrett

If you are passionate and aspire to be great you have to believe in your ability to accomplish anything. Idris is a believer in doing what needs to be done to push himself in the right direction to accomplish greatness. Nothing can stand in his way to achieving success. Growing up in Plainfield, NJ Idris…

1921

Three men teamed together to come up with an ingenious way to connect businesses with customers. 1921 was created with the goal in mind to give businesses the best  opportunity to expand their platform. With 1921 on your side your business will definitely prosper. Will Simmons is 27 years old. He was born and raised…

Patrice Rivers

Sickle cell is a disease that makes you feel like your body is attacking you. Scientifically, sickle cell is a red blood cell disorder that is inherited. Usually, red blood cells are smooth and round. The red blood cells in a person who has SCD are crescent shaped. Patrice Rivers was born with SCD. Her…

Shanrika Dangerfield

As an entrepreneur, giving up on your business should never be an option. Shanrika Dangerfield, from Baton Rouge, LA, is an avid believer that you shouldn’t give up on your dreams. Failure is not an option. Shanrika is a mother of two. She is goofy, the life of the party and family oriented. She loves…

Moriya Rose

A rose is made up of many different layers of petals. Moriya Rose is layered just like her last name, Rose. She is an author, spoken word artist, motivational speaker and she owns her own podcast.  Moriya has created many layers for herself making her a phenomenal entrepreneur. This task did not come easy, for…

Austin Oten

What do you get when you combine a skateboard lifestyle with an urban influence? You get a clothing line called Wrath Brand! This clothing line is full of energy with great colors and designs. Austin Oten was born in Cleveland, OH and graduated from Central State University. He is a big lover of fashion and…