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Inspiring Stories from East Atlanta

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 East Atlanta’s rising stars below.

Colton Lublink

As a freshman in college, I had a desire to create my own content and begin that process of getting better and better. Summer of 2017 I got connected with John Hurst and some other football guys at UWG, they noticed my content and wanted some of their own. They connected me with the right people, and I began shooting photos at UWG football games. This brought me a lot of attention and connections. Read more>>

The Voiceover Beard

When people ask me how to get started in Voiceover, the best advice I have is “lose your job”. That’s what happened to me. I got unintentionally laid off from my first secure job in my early 20’s. It motivated me to take freelancing seriously. After that point, I had terrible taste in my mouth about employers. I think it was a little post-traumatic stress but it fired me up. Read more>>

Evangelist Denise Barrett

Evangelist Evelyn Denise Barrett. Founder/Executive Director of ImPowered Global LLC, ImPowered Global Ministries, ImPowered Butterfly Program /Evangelist/ Mother/ Domestic Violence & Rape Advocate/Host/Author/Publicist/Public Figure/Actress. Denise grew up in Southeast Atlanta, GA alongside her sister Yashica. Denise realized at this early age that she had a purpose in life and it was being pulled from the trials and tribulations that she has endured and survived. Glory to God. Read more>>

Jamal Da Creator

I got my start designing clothes By having one of my Facebook followers reach out to me “out of the blue” requesting that I create her daughter a hello kitty b.day outfit for her 1st b.day because she loved how I dressed & Put Things Together. Note: At that time I’ve never done anything like that before so I was nervous as heck lol, but I went for it anyways & it just so happened that Facebook went crazy once I posted the images & that was the start of hundreds of clients. Read more>>

Desiree Robinson

I’ve always been creative. I love to create. For me, it gives me purpose. As a young girl, I remember writing, singing, drawing and trying to create accessories from actual writing paper. Due to life and choices and uncertainties about my future, I decided to go back to college when I was 27. I was freshly married, and both of us being in the creative space. Read more>>

DJ MVRCOO

I started DJ-ing at the age of 10 or 11 and haven’t looked back since. My father is who I tell everyone I got the game from. I credit him for getting me started. He taught me all the basics of being a DJ. I started off watching him when he would DJ for events (house parties, weddings, family events, etc.). I come from a household where every male is a DJ or in tune with music in some way. Read more>>

Gwennetta Wright

While running my tax business, about five years in the industry, God allowed me to start birthing other businesses. The vision was downloaded into me to start a Women’s Clothing Boutique name Fashionizta and a 501c3 nonprofit organization, Reach 4 Your Dreamz Inc. In looking back over my career as an entrepreneur, I must state that through all my wins and losses as an entrepreneur. Read more>>

Adele Ledet

My quest for Vegan began in 1996. I was a Junior in High school and saw an episode on 20/20 about a man who worked for a meat factory that allowed them to mix spoiled ground meat with new ground meat, package and sell it. This was also the time of year for Lent. So I decided I would fast from meat. I continued to fast from meat until 1999 when I was a sophomore in College and grew tired of Ramen Noodles and Tuna. Read more>>

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