The heart of our mission at VoyageATL 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 Atlanta’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 Buckhead’s rising stars below.
Rashad Terry is a Victoria Duke Academy of Glam trained artist, also trained for skin and hair through Beauty Schools of America & Aveda Institute. His work has been featured on a 6 page spread in lifestyle magazine “Chellea Mag”, worked as an Educator for one of South Floridas #1 schools for makeup artistry; Academy of Glam, a Beauty Studio Coordinator and a Class Facilitator for makeup classes with Sephora. Read more>>
While traveling to Raleigh, NC for a job, I stumbled across a beautiful publication, “The Scout Guide,” at a local boutique. It featured various elite local businesses and was unlike anything I had ever seen. I was amazed at the quality and aesthetic of the guide, and used it to know all the best places to visit in Raleigh. My cousin and I knew it was a special publication. I couldn’t get it off my mind for months, so I began researching the company behind it. Read more>>
I recently moved to Atlanta to follow my dreams and make connections with the right people. I am originally from Charleston, SC and I graduated in May this year with my Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice. After I graduated, and applying for multiple jobs in my education field and getting rejected, I decided to spend more time on my brands. Read more>>
Realizing at a young age that I was the only gay male in my family life wasn’t going to be a walk in the park either. I knew life was going to be way harder for me in whatever career field I choose to conquer. Not to mention growing up and being bullied for being your natural self. I knew people around me didn’t understand me but always knew I would change the world. No matter what I choose to do I kept my eye on the prize and got whatever I laid my eyes on. Read more>>
At an early age I knew that school was not for me. I was bored. I was struggling with who I wanted to be when I grew up. I knew I never ever wanted what I considered to be a “real job”. I loved to create, especially through writing and music which led me to being a singer/songwriter through middle school all the way to my early twenties. Read more>>
My story began in 9th grade when I had to write a paper about what career I wanted, I couldn’t think of anything that I was passionate about that I could write. It bothered me and stayed on my mind until I got home that night. I sat on the edge of my bed and looked through the channels on the T.V until I came on upon the Food Network. Read more>>
I moved to Atlanta about 8 years ago from a suburb in Columbus, Ohio. I always loved Ohio, but I knew I was meant for something more, somewhere bigger with more opportunity for what I wanted to do with my life. Growing up I never questioned my intelligence, but it was tough at times growing up with 3 siblings who were literally geniuses. Read more>>
I started in entertainment 11 years ago. I was a Television presenter, writer, and actress. I got discouraged and decided to walk away from the industry.
I came back into the entertainment industry this year and I h ave been a Compere and speaker since then hosting events in Atlanta and beyond. Read more>>
I started playing basketball when I was 4 or 5 years old living in California. As I got older I got more serious about the game. My dad got a position based out of Atlanta recently so I decided to move with him and that’s what brings me to the Atlanta area. Read more>>
Being a radio personality and an event host graduating from my university, the Fort Valley State University. I built a plethora of networking bridges and relationships in the entertainment industry. Also being a motivational speaker and a published author of my book, Men Want ToExhale Too, opened a lot of doors to a great number of beautiful women and their intellectual insight. Read more>>
It all started in Southwest Atlanta where I grew up in Cleveland Avenue before moving to Riverdale. My pops was a DJ and I started myself as a DJ. I was DJ’ing our middle school dances for 7th and 8th Grade and I also wrote poems. When I got to high school I was beefing with my Ex’s boyfriend, well her ex boyfriend after meeting me. One day my friend said , “Man you need to make a diss track”, but I had never spit one verse but they push me to do it. Read more>>
I am the founder of Take Flight Girls Inc. A non-profit based in Atlanta Georgia and St. Louis, Mo. Our mission is to focus empowering young ladies to enter aviation, and by providing experiences through travel, entrepreneurship, and philanthropy. In 2014, I started to shift industries in my career and life and landed in the aviation field. I had already been in the United States Air Force at that time but didn’t directly deal with aviation. Read more>>