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Garland’s Rising Stars

The heart of our mission at VoyageDallas 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 Dallas-Fort Worth area’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 rising stars from Garland and surrounding areas below.

Vy Trinh

Never was I thought about being a photographer. I just want to take photo of my own family since my schedule is alway crazy and it was hard to reschedule or find a photographer last minute. So I decided to do it myself. As I get into photography, I have grow more passionate about it . I push myself harder to learn more and stay up late watching stuff about photoshop. Read more>>

TJ Jeffery

I’ve had an entrepreneurial and hustler mindset since I was very young, I am talking all the way back to elementary school. I remember when Pokemon cards had first come out and I was in I think the 4th or 5th grade, and I noticed opportunity. While everyone else was worried about collecting them I was getting them in bulk from a store local to where I lived at the time and then I would sell them at school. Read more>>

Winfield Northrup and Debra Northrup

Through out the years I’ve baked for family and friends on Holidays and special occasions, this enabled me to refine recipes and create new recipes. In 2018 we started selling Cookies in Canton TX, Trade Days. This enabled me to further refine recipes and to test these recipes on the public. This gave us the confidence to open a storefront in our home town of Rowlett TX. Read more>>

Brittany Jones

These words could be heard sung by 3 year-old Brittany Johnson as she stood in a choir at her grandfather’s church. Little did she know that this was just the beginning. Brittany sang through grade school and began directing gospel choirs in high school. Soon after, she became the Minister of Music at the Marvellous Light Community Church, Pastor Eugene Johnson, where she lead worship and directed the choir. Read more>>

Amanda Rebholz

When I was a teenager, I had a syndicated column on the New York Times wire, and I started reviewing concerts and photographing musicians. I got hooked and for several years, I was fortunate enough to work with dozens of amazing bands and shoot major festivals— I was on tour buses, I was backstage, I was going to album launch parties. Read more>>

Megan Star

I always wanted to be crafty but never thought I had the knack for it. I come from a long line of family members who were and are amazing makers, but I struggled finding the right craft for me. I decided to focus on my family, which includes my husband and our son, as well as my education. I ultimately received degrees and certificates in Marketing, TV Journalism, Graphic Design and Social Media. Read more>>

Lynsey Walters

It is my belief that the things that interest us are clues left behind in our DNA from past lives. With that being said, I’ve always been a creative soul, I just had to follow the breadcrumbs. The most beautiful journeys have some of the darkest valleys. Within the valley is where the true warrior is born. Read more>>

Heather Griffin

Ever since I was a kid, I had a keen interest in art and creating. As a child, I would chase my mom around the house, requesting that she draw doggies. In high school, I was constantly doodling and I excelled in art class. When I graduated high school, I actually got a free-ride art scholarship to Southern Arkansas University based on the merit of my high school art portfolio. Read more>>

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