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Inspiring Stories from South East Dallas

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 the rising stars of South East Dallas and surrounding areas below.

Deanna Brooks

When I was two years old, my mom noticed that I was unresponsive during childcare pick up. My peers would typically run-up to their parents when they arrived to pick them up. When my mom arrived, I never moved; as if I were ignoring her, but not ignoring her, because the truth was, I could not see her. This was alarming for my mother, so she began to observe me more closely. Read more>>

Heather Alvarado

Five years ago, I looked in the mirror and realized I needed to make a change. I was working a full-time job, trying to balance work and being a single mom, trying to make the best life for my kiddos. Money was tight and I was beginning to stress so we baked. It became our Mommy had a bad day, let’s make a cake and cookies kinda thing and it worked. Read more>>

Andre and Jennifer Williams

As the years went by, disagreements and challenges happened, children were born, and thus was the birth of our disconnect. We experienced hardships early on due to secrets, past hurts, frustrations, dysfunctional family issues which led to lack of communication, a sexless marriage, anger, rage and infidelity which almost led us to divorce. This repeated cycle went on for years. Read more>>

Fatima Georges

I had the privilege of being raised by two amazing parents who gave me my spiritual foundation. They are Spiritual Priests and Reiki Masters. Through them is where I learned Reiki, Astrology. Reflexology, Dream Interpreting, Chakra Healing, Color Therapy and I developed the understanding of how the body can heal when you provide it with the proper nutrients and environment. Read more>>

Tailon Edwards

Let me start off by saying what Royalty is to me. Royalty, the power to control your style and fashion, which’s means to be comfortable in what you decide to put on being confident of being ROYALTY. You ARE what you WEAR. Whether you like it or not, people judge you off what you wear, everybody wants to live Royalty and once you become apart of the Royalty family you’re Royalty 4 life… I started my business January 21st, 2017 my second semester of my senior year of high school. Read more>>

Brashard Booker

I’m an independent business owner, CEO, and a rising public figure from Terrell, TX. A father of two children, Brashard Booker Jr (8), Laylani Marie (four months). Star athlete of Terrell high school, went into football scholarships at northwestern state Louisiana, also lettered I’m track & field, BA Degree n CJ. Read more>>

Shirley J. Johnson

I am someone who is humble but bold. I love God’s people and I never meet a stranger. I am a Minister at the Altar Exchange Church, Dallas (Sr. Pastor/Prophet Pernell Jordan and Executive Pastor/Pastor Cynthia Diggs). I was licensed on September 11, 2010. I have served in many capacities, as a carrier of God’s word, however, I am best known as an intercessor and a servant leader. Read more>>

Amber Damour

My father always loved photography and when I was a small child, he had taken a masterful picture of a cluster of little mushrooms surrounded by beautiful purple flowers. He was at the right perspective so as to make it look like a giant forest. So, when I was in school, I decided to take photography classes just for fun. I studied biology in college and never foresaw that I would one day have my very own photography business. Read more>>

Madison Hardy

Whether it’s a family in need or a nonprofit, we try to help where we can with supplies & resources. We’re set apart by the way we’re able to connect with people. We don’t limit ourselves to just online or just in store connections. We’re not afraid to go where the people are! We’ve been to vendor events, radio stations, & even passed out samples at Big T. W Read more>>

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