So many of the folks we work with have multidimensional stories. They often aren’t just working on a single project, business or mission – instead they are often involved in so many things all at once and so we often wonder about what they themselves hope their legacy will be about. We’ve shared some of their responses with you below.

Jerrold Jones | Fine Artist

So I’m with my college football team in my late teens, and we were flying home from an away game. In my window seat, I woke up from a nap, opened my window shutter to see a completely unexpected view of a breathtaking cloudscape. It stretched as far as you could see. Statuesque, majestic monstrosities. I just couldn’t comprehend what I was seeing. The moment was so surreal for me. It didn’t hurt that one of those slow ballad Al Green songs was currently playing from my CD player headphones. Read more>>

Skiler Joi | Singer/Songwriter & Audio Engineer

I want people to remember that I’m an entertainer and musician I know that sounds cliche but seriously I dedicate a good portion of my time to getting better if it’s with audio engineering learning more so how less is more or maybe this plugin sounds better when used like this and even with singing learning how to curve notes and say so much but still not too wordy. I put in so much work it’ll be a insult to me if people don’t remember how great I am with what I do Read more>>

Tiera M. Jones | Story-Teller|Author| Veteran

I want my legacy to be I was an amazing story teller. I don’t really care much about how people view me as an actually writer. The minutiae of writing itself… I couldn’t care less if my legacy disregards it. But my ability to create a story that draws people in, to the point that they are truly invested in these fictious characters. That’s the legacy I want. I want people to remember how in the Urban Fiction world I highlighted Black women in every facet of our femininity and never monolithic. Read more>>

Emcee Millz | Recording Artist & Creative

I think about my legacy often. At the end of the day, I want people to recognize the effort I put in and the love for what I do. I don’t create music just because it sounds good. I tell stories about my life, my aspirations, my goals, my triumphs, and my struggles. I want people to see that and relate to my life, I want them to appreciate my authenticity and know that they are not alone in what they are feeling. Read more>>