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College Park’s Rising Stars

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 College Park’s rising stars below.

Quanella Jordan

I started this journey in early 2000 because I was a young mother of two and needed childcare for my own two childcare but couldn’t afford it. So I started keeping kids at homemade money and my children had fun. Around 2009. Read more>>

Christopher Jones

I was once homeless and lived each day not knowing where my next meal was coming from. It was the kindness of others that ensured I was fed and clothed. It was at this moment that I committed myself to make a difference if and whenever I was able. Read more>>

Jacky Tran

My interest in entertainment has been in me ever since I was a young child. I can still remember dancing and singing along to the break out album by NSYNC. I never really thought of it as much growing up though, and it wasn’t until I met this one girl in my 8th grade year that I started practicing. Read more>>

Deola Gaiter

I’ve been an entrepreneur for eight years. I first begin servicing many girls throughout the Chicagoland area. In 2011 I started my first business, Pamper Your Princess. PYP provided parties and events to celebrate young ladies. That same year I founded Flowers in Bloom Project. Read more>>

Maggie Bush

As a kid, I used writing as an outlet for any of my bottled up emotions. Growing up in a single parent home in such an impoverished state had me grow up quickly and helped me to make grown up decisions at an early age. I had dozens of journals that distinctively describe whatever season. Read more>>

Shantia Ray

I consider myself an ATLien (I’ve been here since I was six), but my hustle started on the corner Sistrunk Blvd(Fort Lauderdale, FL)… Rucker’s One Stop Grocery. It was one of my grandfather’s many businesses. Entrepreneurship was instilled in us at a very young age. Read more>>

Kristyn McKinney

I love stories. I love hearing stories. I love telling them. I like the questions. I like asking questions. I like tripping people up with questions. I like being stumped by other people’s questions. I think that was one of my favorite parts of being a kid. People love to tell you stories as a kid. Read more>>

Leif Hendrix

When the words GOD, WORSHIP, and CHURCH come to mind, what are your first thoughts? Do you think of an old man with a long, white beard telling you what not to do? What about singing quiet, “friendly” hymns as the offering buckets “clatter”. Read more>>>

Autumn Bryant

Like any other child, I was introduced to several physical activities, picking from left to right which ones to keep and which ones to throw away. Thankfully, after picking off all the petals of the dandelion, I discovered that dance was going to be my passion. Read more>>

Seshata Rose

I’ve always been a lover of words and an avid reader. I remember falling in love with writing and poetry, as early as 5th grade. I appreciate being able to track my journey and personal growth through the evolution of my writing. With that came Seshata Rose. Read more>>

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