We had the good fortune of connecting with Lakeita Valon and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Lakeita, why did you decide to pursue a creative path?
I chose this career because it speaks to me the most. There’s a feeling deep down inside that resonates with my passion, my vision, and my ambitions and in order for me to activate it, I had to give it my all.
Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
I try to remain vulnerable in every aspect in order to fully give myself in any thing I execute. I want people to feel the emotion in order to relate, to overcome, and to not be afraid of expressing it because a lot of times people will say that vulnerability is a sign of weakness but in reality, it is a strength. I’ve learned to balance and prioritize what’s important short term and long term which helps me maintain and survive in the real world, meanwhile investing in myself to achieve my goals in the artistic world. I want the world to know that anybody can do anything they put their minds to, don’t procrastinate as if you always have tomorrow because tomorrow, is not guaranteed.
Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
Most likely will show them around to a lot of black on businesses in the area, also just trying new things and experiencing life itself together. The common areas such as Midtown, downtown, any open mics or anything involving the arts.
Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I want to shout out all of the people who have supported me along the way, my friends and family, all of the amazing feedback that I get from everyone who cares about my success. I appreciate you all from the bottom of my heart. I promise to continue to work hard, never give up, and stay true to who I am.
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