In the mid-1960s as a young man growing up in large, broken family with eight siblings in Oklahoma City, Maurice Orange said it was deeply disturbing to watch his older sisters fall into patterns of different forms of abuse from their significant others.
Nobody in Summer Williams’ family is surprised that she has a flourishing career as a dance instructor.
Like many young children, Angela Carroll’s plan when she was a young girl was to become a teacher. She never lost sight of that goal, and when she got older, that plan got a little uptick.
Facilitating care for the people who need it most is something Jacques Stroud understands.
Happy2Help Transportation’s motto is “We’re here because we want to be,” but if the company’s founder, San Diego native Phil Fowler, had his own motto, it might just very well be “Be the change you wish to see in the world.”
Founders First Capital Partners founder, chair and CEO Kim Folsom has always worked hard to shatter glass ceilings and overcome roadblocks in her career as a Black woman.
Amy Minnick traded her time inside a laboratory to put her science knowledge to work in a different way as a fitness trainer in East County.
When Covid-19 scrapped their fairytale wedding plans in 2020, Mycah Bacchus Maye-Williams and Shaun Maye-Williams didn’t let the setback stop them from working together to create something special.
Born into a family that paid close attention to their health needs, Joshlyn Turner spends much of her adult life helping others take better care of their bodies.
A six-year stint in the United States Navy landed Gabriella Pickens in San Diego. Running her own independent communications company has kept the Chicago native here.
During the week, Nasara Gargonnu is a physical education teacher at Morse High School – where he was named Teacher of the Year in 2019 – running kids through the gamut of all things fitness.
Denise Clarke has taken a unique path over the years on her way to guiding a top boutique vineyard and winery with a tasting room, barrel room, crush facility and four guest rooms in Escondido.
Nurturing and mentoring middle school and high school girls across San Diego County, helping them find their best paths in life is a passion for Tinesia Conwright.
Food has always been a passion for Geannie Hyacinthe, a native of South Florida who moved to San Diego with her family in 2009.
You might think Nerissa Zhang prescient. Six months before COVID-19 became the underlying factor in nearly every aspect of life, the fitness-focused Zhang started an online app that allows personal trainers to connect with fitness seekers -- and vice versa – called The Bright App.