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Inspiring Stories from Southern 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 Southern Atlanta’s rising stars below.

Garnie Nygren

It all started in 1991 when my family and I took a weekend outing to the beautiful countryside of Chattahoochee Hills, GA. We happened upon an old farmhouse and my parents instantly felt that this is where we belonged. My parents, Steve and Marie, were both Atlanta natives and worked deep in the restaurant scene, but wanted to truly step off of the treadmill of life when they discovered this place. Read more>>

Febury Hassan

It was pretty simple and organic how I started my business which is ultimately my passion. One day I was having a conversation with a girlfriend who was really rather needed, but she wanted to be in a relationship so badly. Read more>>

Kelley Sibley

It’s so crazy how things come together and transpire. I traveled around the world and lived in tons of different places and learned so much about other cultures’ diets and healthy living. After 15 years of moving from one place to the next, I came back to my hometown and there was no cold-pressed juice that encompassed what I believe every juice should have to be truly transforming to your health. Read more>>

Lakesha Terry

I started at a young age babysitting and having a love for babies and kids. When I was younger I loved to play school and I always had to be the Teacher. It felt exciting to teach someone something I thought they didn’t know. Being in charge kind of became second nature to me I use to help look after my baby brother, also I helped out around the house. Read more>>

Chris Craft

My story is mostly defined by my faith in Jesus Christ. It’s important that I start there because it’s so much of my identity, motivation, and purpose in my personal life and career. My first business was a record label that I started after graduating from Georgia Tech in 2002. Read more>>

Lynita Mitchell-Blackwell

A few years ago, I attended a vision board party during an unusually quiet time in my life. I’d just rolled off a few boards and had not taken office on new ones. I was a lawyer doing pretty well, but the beginning of the year is normally slow, so things were under control there. Hubby and baby were doing great too. Read more>>

Charles Lindsey

I was born without two of my front teeth, so while growing up I became very conscious about my “ugly smile”. I later had orthodontic treatment as a teenager which boosted my confidence tremendously. This drastic change in my life made me want to become an orthodontist so that I could provide this life changing experience to others. Read more>>

Gregory DuLac

Like many others, where I am today started with a dream. At a very young age I developed a passion for the kitchen, even as a child I was able to do things that many cannot. I could take any ingredients and build a flavor profile that would surprise any palate. Read more>>

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