We had the good fortune of connecting with Monique Sykes and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Monique, what role has risk played in your life or career?
life is all about making risk getting out your comfort zone without taking risk how would you know if your going to achieve your goals if i was to never take risk in my career i would’ve still been low minded taking a risk has made me more opened minded and it courage me and motivated me that you can do anything you put your mind to and you will all be successful in everything you do

Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
when i came to houston a year ago i went viral and became a tik toker also write my own music and i am a youtuber being a public figure is not easy you have to make sure your content is what makes you and you want to make sure that this is what you want to do i know with being a public figure it’s alot of back lash also people that are negative i learned to embrace the criticism and always tell myself this is something i wanted to do. i’ve learned no matter what life takes you it takes YOU to want to do better for yourself or if you want to live the dream you want because only you can drop you from reaching your goals, achievements , and success …. i want the world to know don’t be afraid to show the real you you block yourself and hide yourself from your talent you would never know what it can take you always be optimistic and open minded you never know what’s it gone take you

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?
i would take my best friend to the galleria , downtown, galveston, westheimer it’s a lot of food trucks scenery a lot of culture

The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
i want to give a shout out to my close friends kevin, daraven and jordan for always seeing my potent and bringing out the best of me they have always gave me advice when i needed or have been my mentor they gave me a reason to want to become the person i am today

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