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Twentysomethings on the Move

This section features young professionals who are in pursuit of their chosen career. They may not necessarily be CEO of their own company but they are definitely on track of their chosen profession. Maybe you are pursuing the same career or maybe this may be a career you find interesting. Whatever the case, it’s nice to know they are out there handling their business.

“Never take your passion lightly. If you’re passionate about something, don’t ever wear a leash around your heart.” – Amanda A. Ebokosia   Name: Amanda A. Ebokosia Age: 25 What exactly do you do for a living? I’m the Founder and CEO of The Gem Project, Inc. The Gem Project is a not-for-profit organization that […]


“Are you doing the same things this year that you did last year? If so you are loosing ground. ” – Unknown Name: Orane Williams Age: 28 What exactly do you do for a living? I’m the founder and Executive Director of Dispelling Realities & Empowering African-American Minds, Inc (D.R.E.A.M. Inc.) in which I provide […]


“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” –Henry David Thoreau Name: Lauren Skidmore Age: 23 What do you do for a living? I am the owner of Photo Stasher, LLC, a professional photo printing company that prints Facebook photos as well as any other digital photos. We also […]


“Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.” ~ Lou Holtz Name: Dane Short Age: 28 What exactly do you do for a living? I am the CEO of my family’s business, Meridane Design. We offer a line of Interactive Personal Empowerment Jewelry based around […]


“Never whine. Never complain. Never make excuses. Always do your best, and God will take care of the rest.” Name: Brian Rodriguez Age: 27 What exactly do you do for a living? I own a web design and development business called Gatorworks located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Check us out here: What state do […]