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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.

Will Brown

I’m from Newark New Jersey and grew up on the Southside in the Weequahic section.. I graduated from Rutgers University, the New Brunswick campus. After being certified in the first Paramedic program for the state, I worked for the city of Newark Emergency Medical Services. Read more>>

Ifie Natasha Brandon

In 2010 I was the director of a childcare center in Marietta. I loved my job because of the community I was able to foster amongst the women who worked with me. From the youngest to the oldest, we were able to create a family environment that went beyond the work we did. Read more>>

Chani Forde

I have been performing since Elementary. I began in theater in the third grade when I played Annie in my school play. I had the red wig and everything. Since then my desire simply grew. I continued to perform on the stage throughout grade school and college. Read more>>

Kenny “The Tin Man” Hoff

My wife Michele & I have been salvaging antique tin ceiling tiles from old buildings all over the United States for the past 20. We bring all these old ceilings in to our studio in Fayetteville and combine the different parts. we create one-of-a-kind pieces that are functional art for your home. Read more>>

Trequita Overton

My story is pretty simple, I’m just a small town girl who moved to the big city for better opportunities. Never in my wildest dreams did I think elements of my life experiences as a small town girl would be the essence and passion of the career and work I do today. Read more>>

Lindsey Robinson

graduate top of my class in the business academy in high school. I received my associate degree in business management. I have known for a long time I wanted to own my own business. After I finished massage school I begin to mold my business plan. I wanted to either own a day spa or a coffee shop. Read more>>

Marquis Antonio

I picked up Acting my solphmore year in high school. Started acting at my church. Doing plays for the youth ministry. I was in drama class at Westlake High School. After my first play I pretty much was like this is cool. People would come up to me and shake my hand tell me what good of a job I did, etc. from there I decided to go to college and persue theater arts degree. Read more>>

Marissa Kelly

I started Sweet Treats when I was a housewife in 2011. Staying home can get very boring and depressing and having four boys didn’t help at all. So, I would watch YouTube videos and I taught myself how to bake so that I would have extra money to do things. The extra income would help financially around the house. Read more>>

Nnamdi Okonkwo

I was born in Nigeria but came to the United States in the late eighties to attend college, courtesy of a basketball scholarship. Back in Nigeria, I had always been drawn to art but only made my first serious attempt to study it, thanks to the encouragement of my mother, when I was about 17 years of age. Read more>>

Lord Yatta

The short version is, I moved here in 1987 from Rockford, Illinois. I was 16 and have been drawing since grade 3.
i had been enrolled in C.A.P.A a creative and performing arts program from grade 6 up to 12. Read more>>

Gerald Colson

My name is Gerald B. Colson which is the reason my company is call GB Colson LLC. We are two companies in one. I have an IT Business Vividly Vivid Technology and a Motivational Company called Flex’N Your Faith. Read more>>

Nathan Reese

At an early age, my father (company founder, Edgar Reese) instilled in me the core values of quality and workmanship. Holding to these values over the years, I began to grow in knowledge and experience, I learned best practices in all areas of Hvac from service, to installation, sales and business management. Read more>>

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