Gabriel George, Sickle Cell

Thriving With Sickle Cell

Meeting Gabriel George was one of the great highlights for Ujima Magazine.   In 2009 he was the National Poster child for Sickle Cell.  When we met this awesome young fellow he had been to the White House to meet President Obama in the Oval Office along with his mother. Today Gabriel is a an 11th grader at a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math school (STEM).  … Continue reading Thriving With Sickle Cell

Tips For Starting The School Year Right!

With the summer coming to an end, many young people and college students are gearing up for the return to school and college. When I was coming up, the first of August, my mom and I would begin shopping for school supplies and school clothes. It was my favorite memory because I loved school supplies, especially pens. I still look for great writing pens. However, … Continue reading Tips For Starting The School Year Right!

From Portland to Austin: Passion to Purpose, Fueled by 10X Goals

“True happiness and joy in life doesn’t occur by playing down to the level of our fears and the expectations of others. It occurs by playing up to the level of our personal goals and dreams.” I’d like to share my thoughts in this writing for the blog series on setting goals. Goal setting is the beginning to advancing the mission of one’s pursuit of … Continue reading From Portland to Austin: Passion to Purpose, Fueled by 10X Goals

[Fashion] Korto Momolu~ Fashion Designer. Family. Mom.

I love Austin Fashion Week. When you look at all the beautiful fashions it just makes you feel good. I’m always amazed at the details and the creativity the designers are able to showcase in their fashions. I have been a fan of Korto Momolu since she first appeared on Season 5 of Project Runaway. I had the opportunity to speak with her about her … Continue reading [Fashion] Korto Momolu~ Fashion Designer. Family. Mom.