Ivan Leung is shaking up the entertainment industry as an underrepresented entertainer and actor who openly shares his story of experiencing success and barriers.
Gloria Jefferson is the founder of “Path to Progress,” a financial advisor, and a mental health advocate.
Colm Holland describes himself as an ever-changing and progressing author, a husband, an alchemist, and a seeker of truth.
Amelia Vogler, an energy healing specialist, introduced herself as “a person who strives to align with beauty and support others in living and knowing beauty in their lives. Her definition of beauty encapsulates the virtues of truth, beauty, being a good neighbor, and how to uplift voices. Vogler calls herself a “tiger” in the field of energy medicine and believes each of us is worth fighting for. She considers herself a fierce ally of beauty who advocates for the betterment and change necessary in this healing world.
Kristen Butler, aka Positive Kristen, is the founder and CEO of Power of Positivity. Kristen is passionate about helping people turn negative thoughts and feelings into a more positive mindset and lifestyle. She recently published her first workbook, “3 Minute Positivity Journal: Boost Your Mood. Train Your Mind. Change Your Life.” in 2021. Since then, it’s remained a bestseller. Kristen has been inspired to share her personal experiences and struggles to help uplift others.
Bradley King is a gender-nonconforming Cannabis coach, mental health advocate, and actor who experienced the despairs of life from a very young age. He rose above the many miseries that came across him and influenced him to become the hardworking activist and family man he is.
Antoine Allen, better known as rapper and entrepreneur TweezDaSwaggyGod, grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, where many people dream of “making it out.” Tweez recounts his humble beginnings in the city and explains with genuine gratitude how his passions — basketball and music — provided him a way out. In fact, the rapper first began his professional career as a collegiate basketball player at the University of Miami. He would go on to play around the world in a professional league, but he will never forget how his freshman year of college kickstarted his music career.
Matthew Wade describes himself as a positive person who likes to inspire people through music. While performing, he goes by the moniker My Silent Bravery. He’s written hundreds of songs, has 8 albums, and over 1,000 gigs. His musical journey began at the age of 18. Even though he was always fascinated by it, he couldn’t devote time to it because he actively played sports. It was only when a high school project came along that he got the chance to learn something he had always wanted.
Natalie Taste is a food and beverage social influencer. She is the founder of “YourInnerFatGirl.” Since the launch of “Yourinnerfatgirl,” she has made a name for herself with over thousands of followers and “Fat Girls.” Due to the success of “Your Inner Fat Girl,” Natalie has been featured on BuzzFeed and co-hosted local radio shows in the city. She has also been featured on many panel discussions regarding entrepreneurship and branding. Things aren’t slowing down for her. She is currently working on a few projects in NOLA and gearing for the creatives of the culture and food of NOLA.