We had the good fortune of connecting with KEVIN TRENT and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi KEVIN, why did you pursue a creative career?
The artistic and creative career found me, is the best way to explain my career pursuit. Drawing and doodling was something I would do often during my childhood. I drew a mural on the wall on my dorm room wall in college, but life happened, and creativity took a back seat. A couple of years ago, I turned to creativity to release stress and as a way to help me to relax. Eventually, drawing and being creative became an outlet for self-expression. Once I found my niche, creating became a passion of mine and something I wanted to share with others. This career has allowed me to teach and inspire others, but more importantly give back to my community. Art and being creative has always been a part of who I am. Luckily, I can now say it’s a career path that found me. .
Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
One of the things I am most proud of is the influence I have had with my sons, and the people that are close to me. Seeing them become creative and finding their own path through Art is amazing. Professionally, it wasn’t easy to get to this point, but the people I surrounded myself with made this journey memorable. I lucky to have some amazingly talented, positive, driven, and likeminded individuals that have helped and pushed me thought the tough times. Having these individuals around, those I trust and will be honest with me, to talk to and bounce ideas has been paramount in my success. The single most important lesson learned is how important it is to trust yourself! Staying true to your vision and understanding that you are creating for your happiness. Although, at times, everyone is not going to see or understand your vision. I always keep in mind that beauty and art is in the eyes of the beholder. One thing that you can know about this brand is, Mind of KT is one of one. The goal will always be to put out high quality of work that is uplifting and inspirational.
Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
Best friend in town for a week where would we go? Wow that’s a difficult question with Covid-19. Knowing my best friend, he is going to want to workout every morning. So I’m sure we will start every day off at Level One Fitness to train with Mr. Slim Bob. As far as eating, we would differently make our way to the Turkey Legs Hut, most likely Tuesday for steak night. Anytime he is in town we always catch up with our other friends at Prospect Park in Willowbrook, there is always a story to tell leaving there. During the day taking a drive out to our alma mater, Prairie View A&M University, to see its new look. Before heading back to Houston, we stop by Waller County Line BBQ to get a bake potato. By the end of the weeks you can find us at The Spot in 3rd Ward getting in much needed laughs. We’ll close out the week at Sweetlips Cigar Lounge. It wouldn’t be too crazy of a week, but it would definitely be filled with nonstop laughs and great memories.
Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
Yes absolutely! I would like to shoutout my friend and Frat Brother, Terry Jenkins Jr. He is really coming into his own as a playwright, an author, and as a film maker. He is really inspirational with his social media content and public speaking. Terry has a very bright future ahead of him and is truly deserving of a shoutout for his a creative mind. In addition, I would also like to congratulate Terry on recently becoming a father.
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