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…

Jnyliah Cutrer

Winners are people who are able to triumph through life shattering times. Jnyliah Cutrer is the epitome of a winner. She experienced the loss of a loved one. This loss didn’t stop her, she found a way to build her business to honor her loved ones’s memory.  Jnyliah grew up in Oakland, CA. As a…

Charlotte Nelson

In 2019 you can find all types of products made by people of color. Black owned companies are becoming more and more widespread. However, even with black owned companies on the rise, there are still products that don’t have a black name behind them. Charlotte Nelson came up with the idea to create a black…

Patrice Rivers

At the young age of 9, Patrice Rivers knew she wanted to be a writer. She is now the author of 7 books, the owner of That Riverz Gurl Brand, BlaQ Stardom Mag. She also offers writing and editing services. Patrice Rivers truly has an entrepreneurial spirit! Wanting to give back to her community, she…

Amarii Davu

Amarii Davu has an undying love for Hip Hop and poetry which has been growing since he was 14. Influenced by rap in the 90’s, he was determined to be a gangster rapper. One of the first lines he ever wrote was “I spray weapons of mass destruction, you only spray Windex.” This may not…

Shelly Robinson

Having something that motivates you in life can be the key that starts your ignition for the journey towards success. Motivation can come from likely and unlikely places. Shelly J Robinson’s motivation comes from being a mom. Shelly is a wife and mother of two children. Her daughter is 8 years old and her son…

Andrew Smith

The day that Nova Initia finally become a LLC, Andrew Smith, the owner of the film company, deemed this to be one of his greatest accomplishments. This accomplishment and more are what his mother set him up to achieve. As a child, his mom raised him to reach for the stars and be the best…

James Dean Rivera

James Dean Rivera hails from New York. He was born in the Bronx and grew up in Brooklyn. He graduated from Brooklyn College with a degree in business management. He is currently living an everyday life working a 9 to 5, but doesn’t see himself living average for the rest of his life. He aspires…

Dina Kinloch

Being new at anything can have its difficulties. We have all been there where we are trying to navigate our new surroundings, while being unsure of the road ahead. Dina Kinloch is a new photographer who takes every obstacle as a lesson to broaden her horizon as a photographer. Dina is an only child born…

Kelvin Apparicio Jr.

Computers are part of our everyday life, to the point that it almost seems like the world would come to an end without them. Every now and again, when computers stop working we get a glimpse of what life would be like without them. Never fear, Kelvin Apparicio Jr. is on the scene! He is…