SHA’CARRI RICHARDSON ‘THAT’ GIRL IS RUNNING HER RACE

Now the fastest woman in America, the new Olympian Sha'Carri Richardson is on her way to the Tokyo Olympics! This past weekend the track star made the U.S. Olympic team for the first time and will represent America this summer. Richardson won the 100-meter with a time of 10.86 seconds. She made it known that she wants the world to know that she's "that girl." She is grounded, grateful, and gracious as she took this moment not just for herself but with her biggest support system, her family. She pushed through, showed out, and continued to pursue her dreams during the Olympic trials just days after the passing of her biological mother. Richardson has gone viral on the internet because of her fantastic win, her fierce confidence, and her victory run towards her grandmother, capturing the heart and attention of fans, old and new. She is now known to be the youngest woman to win the 100-meter during an Olympic trail since 1980.

May Sha'Carri and the rest of the Olympians heading to Tokyo have a safe and victorious Olympic season!

POWER THOUGHT

Stay focused on your purpose and run your race. Nobody else will and nobody can do that but you!

"Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one receives the prize? So run that you may obtain it. Every athlete exercises self-control in all things. They do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable. So I do not run aimlessly; I do not box as one beating the air. But I discipline my body and keep it under control, lest after preaching to others I myself should be disqualified." - 1 Corinthians 9:24-27

ODISEAS GEORGIADIS PASSIONATELY PERFORMING HIS HEART OUT

The young actor Odiseas Georgiadis is full of passion. He is not only an actor in the Netflix series Trinkets, but he has a background and love for singing and songwriting. Georgiadis previously auditioned for the Voice but has been focused on his acting career since his debut in 2011. The humble actor is from Ghana and moved to New York City at the age of six with his family. By the grace of God, Georgiadis was able to attend a great acting program in the city that was able to prepare him for his career. With the support of his family and hiring a manager, he was able to start auditioning at the age of 13, and since then his acting skills continue to evolve. He strongly relies on his faith and trust in God, knowing that what's meant to be, will be.

POWER THOUGHT

Don't take for granted the learning moments during your journey. You won't get a yes every time but know that it's preparing you for every yes that's meant for you!

"Then he said to them all: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me." - Luke 9:23

FRANCIS CHAN CONVICTED TO THE CALL FOR HIS LIFE

An author and preacher Francis Chan earned his seminary degree and started as a youth pastor in California. In 1994, he, his wife Lisa, and community of 30 others founded Cornerstone Community Church. Chan follows the convictions and answers the call over his life through each season. He has sacrificed many things for God, living his life in total obedience by donating his book royalties and giving up his salary to go towards different organizations. Chan even resigned from his congregation. He and his family lived in Hong Kong to serve others and expand their ministry. He encourages believers to have their own encounters with God and not to get caught up with the trends. Chan equally holds religious leaders accountable and hopes their congregations are having genuine encounters with God by directing people to God, not turn them away from God. With all that is going on in the world, there needs to be a revival and restoration in the sacredness of worship and the experience His presence. His solution is for Christians is to spend more time with Christ himself.

Chan is an author of many books, his first, Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God was a New York Times bestseller. His most recent book, Until Unity is about how the Church does not passionately pursue unity amongst religions, denominations and cultures. He challenges his readers and believers to align themselves with God and His desires, pursue unification and not division.

POWER THOUGHT

Assess your spirit and the convictions in your heart. You never want to skip a beat because you're moving too fast. Slow down and be wise.

"Dear children, keep yourselves from idols." - 1 John 5:21

FUTURE WHEN LIFE IS REALLY GOOD

Rapper and musician Future recognizes that he is right where he belongs. Known for his hip-hop hits, he has become a prominent figure in the industry. Future's discography is full of mixtapes and solo albums. His influence has set the tone for rappers and has created chart-topping hits with other big name artists like Drake and Lil Uzi. Outside of music, he tries to maintain a low profile. He has no complaints about life and values how precious life is despite the good and the bad, life is good. Future is making the best out of it and wants to shed positivity so it encourages others during hard times. The rapper still has plenty of goals he wants to achieve, knowing dreams can come true. What drives him are his children and family, setting an example for them so they too can go after their own dreams.

POWER THOUGHT

You are a trailblazer and can set the path for others by leading and living by example!

"In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven." - Matthew 5:16

LUCIEN SMITH THE ONE SERVING THE PEOPLE

Artist, film maker, and philanthropist Lucien Smith is full of good news with a servanthood heart that desires to help others and their dreams! Smith runs his nonprofit organization, Serving the People (STP). The organization is a digital platform that allows up and coming artists to showcase and sell their artwork. Smith's sole focus is on his organization and their mission to provide access to young and established artists. Their network spans amongst a wide spectrum of industries between art, editorial, food, music, and more. Smith wants artists to grow beyond what's in front of them. As the Founder and Executive Director, he has built STOP so unknown, unseen, and unheard artists can connect with more people through the education and tools they provide. Smith deeply believes they deserve the support just as much, if not more, to expand their audience. There are no barriers at STP and their resources are within arms reach of their global community.

POWER THOUGHT

Living a life of service to others is a life worth living!

"Whoever speaks, as one who speaks oracles of God; whoever serves, as one who serves by the strength that God supplies—in order that in everything God may be glorified through Jesus Christ. To him belong glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen." - 1 Peter 4:11

BELLA POARCH THE U.S. NAVY VETERAN TURNED SOCIAL MEDIA MEGASTAR

As some influential social media stars continue to rise to fame, another TikTok megastar Bella Poarch has conquered this avenue for herself. In 2020, she was known to have the most popular TikTok and since then, her content is always going viral. Her background is unlike other social media stars. Poarch grew up in the Philippines and was adopted. At the age of 13, she moved to Texas. In 2015, she decided to join the U.S. Navy to better her life, serving the country for two years. This is where she gained the support system her life yearned for. Now that she is in a different lane, she creates content that caters across the beauty and music industries, creating make-up videos, lip-syncing, and making her own music. She utilizes her platform to express herself, an advocate for anti-racism and injustice, and hopes to encourage others cope with what the may be facing.

POWER THOUGHT

Don't think you are married to doing one thing your entire life when the possibilities are limitless!

"Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours." - Mark 11:24

TOMO KOIZUMI LEARNING BY DOING

Japanese fashion designer Tomo Koizumi taught himself how to design at a young age. He had no formal training and learned by doing, using his female friends and designed customized pieces for them. His work is colorful, hand-sewn, and vibrant in all aspects. From the silhouettes to the textiles and materials used, you can spot a Koizumi piece. Recently, he teamed up with sacai and launched an accessories capsule. They designed tote bags and leg warmers, bringing together Chitose Abe's distinct & unpredictable aesthetic with Koizumi's vibrancy. This is not his first collaborative work, he has also worked with Emilio Pucci for their Spring Summer 2021 collection. Koizumi has become a favorite in the industry and is adored by many established designers. He has a bright future ahead!

POWER THOUGHT

Be okay with not taking the traditional route, instead your journey may be far more unconventional! Learn, teach, apply and repeat! The knowledge and wisdom you'll gain is invaluable!

"So teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of wisdom." - Psalm 90:!2

JARRETT REYNOLDS BUILDING LONGEVITY AND A LEGACY

Nike's Vice President of NRG Apparel Design Jarrett Reynolds has been at Nike for 19 years. He was born and raised in Boston and has lived in many cities across the United States. His influence is global but it all started when he was a kid. Reynolds comes from a family who everyone had some sort of fashion design experience, amongst his parents and sister. His mother taught him how to sew pants as a kid and since then, it has been all consuming. He received his degree in Art with courses from Parsons and Central St. Martins. Reynolds has always been dedicated, going to extra mile to learn about fashion and design. During college, he would take fashion courses in the evening and when he graduated, he was well equipped, creating his own clothing line. His work ethic is nothing less than excellent. To be in his position, he is honored and knows it's one of the best jobs.

POWER THOUGHT

Working towards your goals and dreams requires self-motivation, commitment and dedication. All that you are doing is preparing you for what's next! Do it with joy and a spirit of excellence. Don't give up!

"Do all things without grumbling or questioning, that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and twisted generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world." - Philippians 2:14-15

QUINTESSA SWINDELL A COMMITMENT TO CHANGE

Actor Quintessa Swindell is known for their role in the Netflix series, Trinkets as Tabitha and HBO's, In Treatment as Laila. They also had a role in HBO's series, Euphoria featuring Zendaya. In these series, the roles are similar, a young teenager with a coming of age story, trying to identify who they are and their place in the world. Swindell initially did not relate to their role in Trinkets but later found the character and them had much more in common. Swindell has had a love for entertainment since a child and had no plan B outside of pursuing their acting career. As a Black, young & rising star, they have so much potential and talent. Swindell has a commitment to use their platform to speak out injustice, using their voice to advocate for people. Their hope is to have more opportunities of storytelling, diversity, and inclusivity in Hollywood.

POWER THOUGHT

Commit your heart to what you are passionate about and stand firm in your beliefs. Don't compromise your values and who you are!

"Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and he will establish your plans." - Proverbs 16:3

CHRISTINE CAINE STAYING ANCHORED IN THE WORLD

Christine Caine has faced some difficult circumstances and recalls a time in her life when she experienced "the most painful season of my Christian life." From experiencing the loss of family members and personal battles with close friends that particular season took a toll on her spirit and body. She was in constant go mode, not realizing the impact it had on her and resulting to a spiritual burnout. Caine felt like she was slowly drifting from her faith and had to readjust and anchor herself back into Christ and her passion for God. She knows that people experience this and may not even know it and some probably do not know how to navigate through the season. Caine encourages people to implement practices and spiritual disciplines that will bring them closer to Jesus. Anchoring yourself in Christ is the key when you feel like you're drifting away from him.

POWER THOUGHT

You may be in a season where you are wandering and wondering in the wild, but stay focused! Keep your eyes on the finish line, you got this!

"We who have run for our very lives to God have every reason to grab the promised hope with both hands and never let go. It’s an unbreakable spiritual lifeline, reaching past all appearances right to the very presence of God where Jesus, running on ahead of us, has taken up his permanent post as high priest for us, in the order of Melchizedek." - Hebrews 6:18-20

DEVIN BOOKER THE SHOOTING STAR WITH A HEART OF GOLD

Phoenix Suns shooting guard Devin Booker worked hard with his team to be where they are. The Suns’ the Los Angeles Lakers in round one of the NBA playoffs and now face the Denver Nuggets in the Western Conference Semifinals. Last month, Booker received the NBA Cares Community Assist Award. This award reflects the heart and passion for the community and one player is selected each month. The NBA and Kaiser Permanente will donate $10,000 to Special Olympics Arizona. In May, he granted five local nonprofit organizations $100,000 through his Devin Booker Starting Five initiative. These resources are to help the organizations who have been in need of funding especially during the pandemic, and they can continue to operate their programs that support the livelihood of local families and youth. For Booker, it’s important to give back and to serve others given the role he is in and the influence he has.

POWER THOUGHT

When you serve others, serve passionately and wholeheartedly! Remember you are in a position of impact and influencer!

“Sell your possessions, and give to the needy. Provide yourselves with moneybags that do not grow old, with a treasure in the heavens that does not fail, where no thief approaches and no moth destroys. For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.” – Luke 12:33-34

DOJA CAT BOLD AND CONFIDENT IN HER ARTISTRY

Doja Cat is not just a singer but she is an artist who continues to push the envelope and boldly shows up as who she is. The award winning musician is known for out-of-this world style through her music and personal style. She recently won an award at the iHeartRadio Music Awards for best new pop artist. Doja’s performance and her red carpet looks were a showstopper, and she confidently walked and performed in looks that are meant to stand out. Her style is eccentric and beautifully balanced. Her upcoming album, “Planet Her” will be full of enticing visuals that will be sure to capture the attention of her fans.

POWER THOUGHT

Be unapologetic about who you are! Own you! Embrace you!

"But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light." - 1 Peter 2:9

PIERRE-ALEXIS DUMAS GENERATIONS GOING FROM GLORY TO GLORY

The lineage of the Hermès family continues to stay alive within the French luxury goods brand. Great-great-great grandson of Thierry Hèrmes, founder of Hèrmes, Pierre-Alexis Dumas holds the title as Artistic Director. He is alongside his cousin Axel Dumas, CEO of the company. He believes that he is called to keep his family’s name alive, their tradition, its heritage and DNA, and all while aiming for a long-term future through innovation and change. The heart of the company is to know-how and what can be developed and crafted so that it is useful for their clients. During the pandemic, Dumas found this moment to be an opportunity for change since it brought a new level of awareness to problems the world is facing and the changes that continue to occur. He envisions a more sustainable future for the company, beyond fashion. He wants to continue to be at the forefront of fashion as they craft timeless pieces. They want clients to have their pieces forever.

POWER THOUGHT

Be patient and extend grace to yourself as you adapt to the changes of life! Remember, there is a season for everything!

“The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. Instead he is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.” - 2 Peter 3:9

JOYCE MEYER CONSISTENTLY TEACHING AND SPREADING THE WORD

The renowned Bible teacher, televangelist Joyce Meyer celebrated her 78th birthday! What started as a small Bible study group, she never intended to be in the position she’s in but now, her ministry reaches millions of people around the world. Her ministry spans over four decades. From Joyce Meyers Ministries and Enjoying Everyday Life, her sermons are televised globally and she is an author of many successful books. Meyer’s words of wisdom is to “share Christ and love people.” She hopes that people, especially Christians show compassion. We are walking sermons of love and how we treat others. Meyer is an anointed vessel, full of wisdom, and consistently walking confidently in the calling and purpose God has placed over her life.

POWER THOUGHT

The life you live is a reflection of what you preach! Be consistent in who you are in all areas!

"But the anointing that you received from him abides in you, and you have no need that anyone should teach you. But as his anointing teaches you about everything, and is true, and is no lie—just as it has taught you, abide in him." - 1 John 2:27

JOHN ELKANN RECEIVING HIGH RECOGNITION & RESPECT

President of Ferrari John Elkann has recently received the highest form of recognition by the Italian Republic’s president, “Cavaliere del Lavoro” or “Knight of Labour”. Among the other 25 recipients, this is an honorary title to have and this ceremonial appointment has been established in their country since 1901. Currently, aside from Ferrari, Elkann is also the Chairman/CEO of Exor, the Agnelli family’s holding company. Elkann comes from a family whose legacy began in Italy and is now international. He is the grandson of Gianni Agnelli and the brother to Italian businessman and entrepreneur Lapo Elkann. Elkann continues the legacy of his family through his business ventures and the positions he currently holds across various companies.

POWER THOUGHT

Your character defines who you are and respect is earned through that! Foster a character and heart that operates out of gratitude, grace, and love!

“Honor everyone. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the emperor.” - 1 Peter 2:17

MIUCCIA PRADA THE GRACIOUS & WISDOMFUL LEADER

As the leading Italian designer, Miuccia Prada is the youngest granddaughter of Mario Prada, who began the luxury fashion house. She is fearless and iconic, known for being the head designer, dressing many in some of Prada’s most historical looks, and reviving the brand in the 70’s. She made her debut in 1985, capturing the attention of the world with her direction. Prada is also the founder of Miu Miu. The wealth of generational knowledge and wisdom she holds is a reflection of her dedication and commitment to all her work and passions. As she builds her family’s long lasting legacy, the house continues to thrive and the Prada name will live forever!

POWER THOUGHT

Pass down what you are learning to those who are hungry and look up to you. Don’t withhold knowledge and information that could benefit others!

“An intelligent heart acquires knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.” – Proverbs 18:15

ROGER LYNCH TRANSFORMING LIVES ONE PAGE AT A TIME

CEO of Condé Nast Roger Lynch is working to reach the younger generation through current digital platforms. Lynch joined the company in 2019 and has been merging American media and global business. As Lynch tries to build the publications and brands under Condé Nast like Vogue, GQ, The New Yorker and more, he has had to make a shift in his approach to ensure it caters to the now and the future. Lynch knows that each brand under the publication business varies in order to maintain their relevance, increase consumer revenue, and long-term goals to build their digital audiences. Last year, he formed the Global Diversity and Inclusivity Counsel to support Condé Nast staff to improve and address diversity and pay equity within the company. He anticipates their revenue to grow in the double-digit percentages through e-commerce and digital subscriptions.

POWER THOUGHT

Don’t minimize the small steps you have to take because every step counts!

"And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ." - Philippians 1:6

IMRAN AMED INFORMING THE WORLD IN A NEW WAY

Founder and editor-in-chief of Business of Fashion (BoF), Imran Amed started BoF solely focusing on the fashion business as a blog in 2007. The platform now provides content covering all facets of the fashion world. His media company is now the voice for the industry with over 1.5 million unique visitors a month.

Recently, BoF partnered with RAISEfashion in order to advance black talent in fashion. This partnership will provide opportunities to the next generation of Black creatives. There will be workshops and programs to support gifted entrepreneurs and working professionals within the network. Their collective goal is to be a mentor in supporting Black talent in their careers so there are equal opportunities for growth and advancement.

POWER THOUGHT

Utilize your platform to make a change in another person’s life! Lift one another into their dreams and future!

“Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be still wiser; teach a righteous man, and he will increase in learning.” – Proverbs 9:9

DJ FRANZEN SPINNING HIS WAY DEEPER INTO HIS CALLING

Originally from the Bay Area, DJ Franzen created his own lane for his career. He has broken records since the early 90’s between hip-hop and R&B. He is currently a resident of Drai’s nightclub every Sunday. His corporate clientele ranges from celebrities like Drake to Floyd Mayweather. This past memorial weekend was his first time back on stage at Drai’s since March 2020.

During the pandemic, he made the best out of it like many others and took advantage of the online streaming platform, Twitch. Franzen hosted virtual parties to keep everyone in a good mood. This gave people an opportunity to virtually experience the Vegas nightlife and he was able to bring his hip-hop party to the world. Now that nightclubs and parties are back, the future is unknown but one thing for certain is that music has a way of bringing people together.

POWER THOUGHT

Sometimes you need to take a step back to reassess for a clearer vision. Every setback is an opportunity for a stronger comeback!

“Therefore say to them, ‘Thus says the Lord of hosts, “Return to Me,” declares the Lord of hosts, “that I may return to you,” says the Lord of hosts.” – Zechariah 1:3

MICHAEL EL-TAKRORI SHEPHERDING A YOUNG GENERATION

From teacher to student, Las Vegas native, Michael El-Takrori has been a pioneer of leadership in the youth and young adult community. Now, youth pastor at the Church LV with his wife, both have spearheaded ministry and their faith journey together. He has an art for communicating to a diverse demographic, from youth to adults, and people ranging from all kinds of cultural backgrounds. El-Takrori is the modern day representation of how faith and culture coexist, all while being true to who you are. He is shepherding the Las Vegas youth in a way that builds their confidence and their relationship with Christ. His approach is honest, pure, humorous, and gracious. El-Takrori’s love for his family & friends, and community are a reflection of his love for Jesus, and remains consistent on and off the pulpit.

POWER THOUGHT

When living out your calling, there is a responsibility that must be stewarded graciously because it is less about you, but those around you! The people you are teaching are the people you are leading!

“I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.” - John 10:11

OMAR EL-TAKRORI PRODUCING AN ABUNDANT AMOUNT OF FRUIT

Content specialist, husband, father, and leader Omar El-Takrori is creating a beautiful life for his family and supporting his community on how they can too! As one of the lead content creators at Think Media Solutions, the YouTube channel has grown with 1.3 million subscribers. He has a commitment to help creatives produce high-quality content and show them how they can make a living from it.

El-Takrori also serves at City Light Vegas alongside Pastor Jabin Chavez. He has been a part of the building and uplifting of the Las Vegas community, delivering God’s word and serving others. He is leading by example for his family and friends, and you can tell by the fruit that has been produced!

POWER THOUGHT

The life you create does not just benefit you but can change the lives around you! Lead by example with your words and actions!

“You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruit should abide, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name, he may give it to you.” - John 15:16

LAPO ELKANN LASER FOCUSED ON HIS BUSINESS & LEGACY

Italian creative and entrepreneur Lapo Elkann was born into a legacy and he is continuing to build from it. Elkann’s background ranges from industries between automobiles to fashion. He’s the grandson of Gianni Agnelli, former CEO of Fiat Automobiles. Elkann is the CEO of Italia Independent, an eyewear and design line. Elkann is genuine and kind, and has overcome some life-changing moments. In 2005, he suffered from a drug overdose and was in a coma. Despite him coming from a family of generational wealth, he has made a name for himself with his independent ventures. Elkann prides himself on his work ethic and he has unconventional approaches with his work style. He continues to strive to make things better and nicer, doing more in life. With his high profile status, there’s eyes on him as he continues to build his legacy and grow his business ventures.

POWER THOUGHT

As you build your legacy andgo , don’t lose your integrity and don’t compromise who you are!

“And he answered, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind, and your neighbor as yourself.”” – Luke 10:27

LAETITIA LOTTHE BRINGING AN ABUNDANCE OF WISDOMFUL EXPERIENCE

Fear of God’s Head of Brand & Strategy Laetitia Lotthe has a wealth of experience and diverse background, making her the perfect match for this role. Lotthe had a 10-year tenure at Comme des Garçons, working with Gosha Rubchinskiy. Since her youth, Lotthe has been interested in fashion and being connected to people who come from different backgrounds like her. She is half Central African and half French and grew up in different cities around the world like Johannesburg and Manila. During the pandemic, Lotthe found inspiration from people who worked the frontlines and organizers that fought against racism. With all that has been going on in this world, Lotthe expressed in an interview that witnessing small acts of kindness are the best moments because you never know what someone is facing.

POWER THOUGHT

Take yourself out of your comfort zone by expanding your horizons and trying something new.

"For the Lord gives wisdom; from his mouth come knowledge and understanding." - Proverbs 2:6

DR. CAROLINE LEAF WHEN SCIENCE AND FAITH ALIGN

Neuroscientist and mental health expert, Dr. Caroline Leaf has a new book, “Cleaning Up Your Mental Mess — 5 Simple, Scientifically Proven Steps to Reduce Anxiety, Stress and Toxic Thinking.” She encourages people to manage their mind because it drives us to live. Mind management helps people to control that process between healthy and toxic thoughts. Her 5-step NeuroCycle is designed to help heal, relieve, and cope with toxic stress and preventative care for burnout in the future. Dr. Leaf’s mind management steps are to gather, reflect, write, recheck and actively reach. This scientifically researched design helps eliminate stress and anxiety and she has an app to detox your brain. Her app offers a 21-day program that takes users on this journey to healing!

POWER THOUGHT

Be mindful of what you feed your mind, body, and soul. What you consume is what you produce!

“Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things. - Philippians 4:8

L.A. LEAKERS INDIVIDUALLY UNIQUE, COLLECTIVELY COMPLETE

DJ sourMILK and Justin Credible, founding members of L.A. Leakers, or Los Angeles Leakers joined forces in 2009. With their individual successes as DJs, radio emcee’s, producers, and more, the duo is known for their show on Power 106. Collectively they are a dynamic duo that love music, especially hip-hop. Their show focuses on hip-hop, featuring new & upcoming artists, and established rappers as well. They utilize their platform to showcase some of hip-hop’s greatest talent and those who are on the rise. Recently, they interviewed J. Cole, who dropped an incredible freestyle which led to his latest album release.

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Keep people around you that produce good fruit, uplift you, and motivate you to be your best! You’re not meant to do this life alone!

"A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity." - Proverbs 17:17

RUSSELL WESTBROOK BREAKING RECORDS IN NEW TERRITORY

Washington Wizards Point Guard, Russell Westbrook promised to take his team to the playoffs and he did just that. Along with that, he is now ranked #1 for the NBA record of most career triple-doubles, surpassing Oscar Robertson, who has held this spot since 1961-1962. Westbrook broke the record with a monumental 182 triple-doubles. This incredible milestone makes him one of this generation’s greatest players. The NBA world and fans celebrated Westbrook for this moment, which was then followed by taking his team to the NBA Playoffs. This is Westbrook’s first season with the Wizards, making him and Bradley Beal forces to be reckoned with along with their team in Washington. They have one goal in mind and it’s to win!

POWER THOUGHT

When you focus on your craft and gifting, rid of any noise and distractions. Make your goals clear so you can achieve them!

“Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one receives the prize? So run that you may obtain it.” - 1 Corinthians 9:24

LYNSI SNYDER A BILLIONAIRE HEIRESS IN THE FAST LANE

The owner and heiress of the fast-food restaurant In-N-Out Burger Lynsi Snyder is the sole beneficiary of her family’s company. On her 35th birthday, she received majority control of the company’s stock, giving her the rights as a sole-owner. She is an active philanthropist, funding Healing Hearts & Nations, a non-profit organization focused on underprivileged communities in Africa & India.

Snyder has relied on her faith to help her heal throughout her journey and unfortunate events she has faced. She attributes her success to her faith in God and values. The generational blessings have poured out in her life and she is stewarding her family's legacy well. Currently, the company only serves across seven states across the United States to maintain the freshness of the food. Snyder is dedicated to keeping In-N-Out’s on the west coast.

POWER THOUGHT

Commit to the purpose that’s in your heart. Don’t let time dictate what’s meant for you. There’s a season for everything!

“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens.” –

SELENA GOMEZ BY GRACE THROUGH FAITH

Megastar, singer, actress Selena Gomez has experienced moments in the valley while still standing at the mountain top. She has been working since the age of 7, starting as a child actress in television shows and movies. Gomez rose as a star throughout the years, becoming a favorite to many. A few years ago, she revealed she suffered from lupus, an autoimmune disease, requiring a kidney transplant in 2018. She brought awareness to the disease by sharing her personal journey with her fans. Gomez is not only educating her audience about lupus but she is also an advocate for mental health and believer in Christ.

Her beauty brand Rare Beauty launched in September and is hitting Europe this summer. The cosmetics brand focuses on self-acceptance and mental health, targeting Gen Z and millennials.

POWER THOUGHT

Through every valley you may walk through, look up and be reminded that there is a mountain top awaiting your arrival. Persevere through your journey and remember that you got it!

“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—not by works, so that no one can boast." - Ephesians 2:8-9

CHRISTOPHER NOLAN DIRECTING HIS AUDIENCE TO THE FUTURE

Film director and screenwriter Christopher Nolan is globally recognized as one of the best in the filmmakers industry. His filmography includes box-office hits like Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, Inception and Interstellar. His most recent film, Tenet, released last year during the pandemic. This project took over five years to develop and won an Academy award this year for Best Visual Effects.Tenet is now available and streaming on HBO Max. Nolan is highly known for his cinematic style and aesthetics as a postmodernist style. He has a way of capturing his audience with his film noir style and storylines.

POWER THOUGHT

Dream big and cast vision over your life! The future is full of possibilities and you have the potential to reach what you envision for your life.

"Mark the blameless and behold the upright, for there is a future for the man of peace." - Psalm 37:37

TED TURNER THE LEGENDARY MEDIA MOGUL

Founder of Cable News Network, famously known as CNN Ted Turner is the living legend behind the news broadcast network. He is also an environmentalist and philanthropist. He actively supports the United Nations and gifted the organization with $1 billion, creating the United Nations Foundation. His works are now currently being displayed at the University of Georgia Special Collections Libraries. The Ted Turner Exhibition Hall and Gallery showcases his legacy over the years with trophies and awards, memorabilia, and photographs. His achievements span across multiple decades and industries, from broadcast media, sports, and philanthropy. The display will remain through 2022.

POWER THOUGHT

As you build your legacy, may every step be full of intention, purpose, and passion! The foundation you are building is going to be home for future generations!

"One generation shall commend your works to another, and shall declare your mighty

YEOHLEE TENG DESIGNING WITH THE END IN MIND

Founder of YEOHLEE inc., Yeohlee Teng is an American based fashion designer who was originally from Malaysia. She moved to New York City to pursue her dreams and attended the prestigious Parsons School of Design. Teng opened her house in 1981 and since then, according to the New York Times, she is known as one of the many Asian Americans who have shaped the fashion industry. Teng has permanent exhibit collections in London’s Victoria and Albert Museum and New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. Teng is known to be the urban nomad with her universal design approach and designing with sustainability in mind. She wants clothes to be useful and wants clothes to last. She believes in functionality and making clothes that shape people into who they are. As the world is changing, Teng is thinking about the factory of the future, and the most sustainable way to design clothing..

POWER THOUGHT

The rapid pace of change is constant but don’t get distracted. Keep your eyes on the goal. The finish line awaits you with a victory!

“Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.” - 2 Corinthians 4:16-18

NAOMI CAMPBELL EXCELLENTLY STRUTTING LIFE AS A LEADING EXAMPLE

Legendary and iconic supermodel Naomi Campbell has paved the way for models, especially Black men and women, and people of color. Her career spans over three decades and she is still on the runway, editorials, campaigns, and always in high demand for some of fashion’s biggest names. During the early stages of her career, she was the only black woman on international runways. The London native has a global presence and some of the most solid & long-term relationships across various industries, backgrounds, and cultures. She has reached milestones that have been set in place for current and aspiring models. Campbell doesn’t claim she has reached her greatest achievement yet because she’s not done.

POWER THOUGHT

Walk the walk and talk the talk, being a reflection of the life you live!

"In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven." - Matthew 5:16

LIZZO CELEBRATING MILESTONES AND LEAVING A MARK

Singer, flutist, and rapper Lizzo has every reason to celebrate. The Billboard chart dominating artist recently received news that her 2019 album, Cuz I Love You continues to leave its mark on the charts these past two years. Since its debut in 2019, it hasn’t left. She praised “God is great!”, when she found out the news during her 33rd birthday last month. There is no word when her next album will drop but in the meantime, she has made it clear that she’ll be here for a long time.

The songstress is an advocate for body positivity, self-love, and promoting confidence. She boldly and unapologetically embraces who she is!

POWER THOUGHT

As you champion through each day, in the moments you may feel defeated, dive deep into your spirit and remember your why. May your why empower you to continue you!

“But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.” - 1 Corinthians 15:57

CHAD VEACH TAKING THE GOOD WITH THE BAD

Zoe Church is based in Los Angeles, CA and is led by Pastor Chad Veach. During the pandemic, just like the rest of the world, he had to pivot his ministry and gatherings from in-person to virtual. He accepted it as the new normal and was determined to tackle the season with a heart and spirit full of faith. He took full advantage of the online platforms between online church services, his podcasts, and more. Veach pulled the good out of the season so he would not feel defeated, but saw it as an opportunity to serve God in a new way and give more people an opportunity to meet Jesus. The growth of his online community grew, with visitors from countries spanning from Dubai to Australia. Veach is also a husband, father of 4, and author. His humor and joy radiate through him and it is truly a reflection of Christ in him.

POWER THOUGHT

When you feel defeated, remind yourself that victory awaits you! Seasons are temporary but know that it is an opportunity for you to reflect and grow! Your time is coming!

"And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose." - Romans 8:28

ALBER ELBAZ HONORING AN INGENIOUS DESIGNER AND THE RUNWAY HE PAVED

Beloved fashion designer, Alber Elbaz who was known for his 14-year tenure at Lanvin passed away at the age of 59 due to COVID-10. Elbaz was born in Morocco in 1961 and his family immigrated to Israel. His interest in fashion started at an early age and his mother encouraged him to move to New York City by giving him $800 to pursue his dreams. Since then, his career took off and he made a huge impact in the fashion industry with his inclusivity. He understood the importance of shapes and silhouettes for women of all sizes. He wanted women to embrace themselves with his designs.The industry has lost a legendary visionary and his rich, warm, and loving spirit will be deeply missed.

POWER THOUGHT

Live boldly and passionately, full of purpose and a hunger for the life you want. Cast vision over your life so you know there are no limits!

“And now, Israel, what does the Lord your God require of you? He requires only that you fear the Lord your God, and live in a way that pleases him, and love him and serve him with all your heart and soul.” - Deuteronomy 10:12

FRASER COOKE LEADING THE CHARGE IN STRONG RELATIONSHIP BUILDING

As Nike’s Global Influencer Marketing Special Projects Senior Director, Fraser Cooke has the opportunity to lead in Nike’s biggest collaborations. From Comme des Garçons (Rei Kawakubo), Undercover (Jun Takahashi), Virgil Abloh, Chitose Abe (Sacai) and Kim Jones, he has built some of Nike’s strongest partnerships over the last decade. Cooke is known to take his time while building within Nike’s ecosystem. He has an extensive background between the music, beauty, and fashion industries. His approach for collaborations is making sure it’s worth the while. For Cooke, there needs to be authenticity beyond the cool factor. Although he did not have a plan for his career and did not know what he wanted to do, what came natural for him became his passion, becoming very blessed and privileged to be in the position he is currently in.

POWER THOUGHT

May your life be fruitful in every area, especially your relationships. The fruit your relationships produce should bring life to your own, healthy and flourishing!

"Do not be deceived: “Bad company ruins good morals.” - 1 Corinthians 15:33

KYRIE IRVING SHOOTING NEW SHOTS OF OPPORTUNITY

The Brooklyn Nets point guard / shooting guard, Kyrie Irving launched a new business agency, KAI 11. The recently announced consulting firm will provide coaching and mentoring services to black and women-owned businesses, supporting minority-owned businesses. His agency also partnered with a new venture-capital firm, Lockstep Ventures who has worked with Irving to raise $25 million to invest in nearly 20 businesses. Irving’s hope is to provide equitable opportunities to minority-owned businesses who may not have traditional support in their business growth. Aside from using his platform to speak up on social injustices, he is working towards social change within communities across the United States. This will give businesses the opportunity to profit, expand, and sustain in the ever-changing economy.

POWER THOUGHT

Sometimes life requires you to take a leap of faith to get out of your comfort zone. Challenge yourself today and take a step towards just that!

"Yet you do not know what tomorrow will bring. What is your life? For you are a mist that appears for a little time and then vanishes." - James 4:14

IRINA SHAYK HUMBLE BEGINNINGS PAVED HER RUNWAY

Russian model Irina Shayk came from a background that reminds her everyday to not take for granted where she is now. From not having food at home, losing her father at 14, she recalls such moments that keep her humble. Shayk’s upbringing molded her into who she is today, preparing her for her successful modeling career and more. During the early part of the pandemic, Shayk took on shifts at a Manhattan food bank to distribute donated goods to people in New York City, from food, water, clothes, and other necessities. She has a heart that desires to serve those in need because she too was once in their position.

Shayk’s primary focus and ultimate concentration is being a mother to her daughter Lea. As a single mother, a working mother, she does her best to find the balance between all her roles. She wants to raise her daughter in a way that she knows the importance of hard work and all that she has does not come from nowhere given she is also the provider of her family.

POWER THOUGHT

Don’t forget where you came from and don’t lose sight of where you’re heading! Take pride in your past and don’t let shame take away from your story! You have a bright future ahead!

"Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted." - Matthew 23:12

J. COLE CAPTURING HIS FANS THROUGH HIS CONVICTIONS

With the upcoming release of his latest album on May 14, J. Cole is returning to the airwaves with The Off-Season. This past Friday, he dropped "i n t e r l u d e," which was only a short sneak peak of the album. His last solo album K.O.D. was released in 2018, followed with a Dreamville compilation album in 2019. Cole’s fans have been patiently waiting for an entire body of work from him. He raps with conviction, truth, and passion. The rapper is also an activist who speaks on racism, mental health and other political issues. His awareness of social issues convicts him to use his platform to inform his audience and beyond.

POWER THOUGHT

May the words you speak match your actions and convictions. Say what you mean and mean what you say!

“Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruits.” - Proverbs 18:21

ELON MUSK INNOVATING WITH A CLEAR VISION OF THE FUTURE

Billionaire tech, Tesla CEO, and chief engineer of SpaceX Elon Musk was Saturday Night Live’s host this past weekend. During this episode, his monologue focused on his vision of the future. He believes in a renewable energy future, making humanity a “multi-planetary space barring civilization.” Musk also shared he has Asperger's syndrome, which is a high functioning disorder on the autism spectrum. He’s not the average person being that he “reinvented electrical cars and sending people to Mars in a rocket ship.” His self-deprecating monologue was full of humor, giving honor to mother’s especially his own who also made an appearance on the episode. He appeared in sketches that were a play on post-pandemic life.

Musk’s dream to put people on Mars to live is solely based on his belief that humans should exist on multiple planets and he wanted to start somewhere. His plan is to use his latest innovative spaceship, Starship which is reusable and hopes it will redefine what traveling looks like. SpaceX was given a $2.9 billion contract from NASA in order to develop a spaceship and rocket ship system like Starship that would land astronauts on the moon. It’s anticipated that humans can be on the moon as early as 2024. He has a clear vision of the future for mankind and he is in constant innovation to bring that to life.

POWER THOUGHT

No matter what the future holds, keep the faith and remain steadfast to your vision!

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.” - Proverbs 3:5-6

DAN CATHY A REFLECTION OF GENERATIONAL WEALTH AND A LIFE OF SERVANTHOOD

CEO of one of the largest family owned businesses and famous fast-food chain Dan Cathy is a representation of his family’s generational blessings. Chick-Fil-A was founded by his father S. Truett Cathy in 1946. Cathy was promoted as the president and CEO in 2013. He is dedicated to a lifetime of service for people by being a servant leader, all while influencing the country through his involvement in the community, and being an innovator in his field. As an influential family and business man, he is always keeping his family first and in mind through his selfless acts. He firmly believes in the spirit of generosity and servanthood to others, especially those in need. Chick-Fil-A’s key phrase when employees are speaking to customers, “my pleasure” is simple but strikingly meaningful to everyone who is served at the restaurant. His hope is that his company brings encouragement, hope, and happiness to anyone they encounter at the restaurant.

POWER THOUGHT

There are people who have gone before you, paving the way to ensure you have better opportunities than them. Take full advantage of the purpose filled position you are in because you too are influencing the next generation!

"But remember the LORD your God, for it is he who gives you the ability to produce wealth, and so confirms his covenant, which he swore to your ancestors, as it is today." - Deuteronomy 8:18

JHENÉ AIKO THE SONG OF A LOVING MOTHER

The soulful singer-songwriter, Jhené Aiko is more than just that. She is the mother to her 12-year-old daughter, Namiko. While balancing her career and motherhood, Aiko devoted to being a mother first. When she became a mother at the age of 20, she gained a new drive and focus for life. She was fully focused to provide the best lives for themselves. Now that she’s older, her daughter is able to join Aiko on the road and even makes special appearances. Aiko’s confidence has increased because of Namiko, and she will always be her greatest inspiration in all she does.

In honor of Mother’s Day, we celebrate Jhené and all the mothers who continue to make sacrifices and shower us with their unconditional love!

POWER THOUGHT

Don’t take for granted the love and support that’s in your home. The foundation that is built for you is meant to last beyond this lifetime!

"And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise." - Deuteronomy 6:6–7

JUN TAKAHASHI THE BEAUTY OF HIS COLLABORATIVE SPIRIT

Japanese fashion designer Jun Takahashi founded Undercover in 1993 and since then, he has curated special collections in collaboration with brands like Nike, Uniqlo, Supreme, and Valentino. His latest collaboration is with Nike and sacai for the design of an upcoming release of the LDWaffle. The three designers collaborating came by surprise to many. There are three anticipated colorways for this release. Although there is no official announcement of the release date, people already have their eyes on them. Takahashi is known for his high-end streetwear designs for both men and women. He was mentored by Comme des Garçons founder Rei Kawakubo. Under her mentorship, he debuted his Spring Summer 2003 collection at Paris Fashion Week in October 2002.

POWER THOUGHT

You can’t do this life alone! There is value in community. Find yours today and lift one another up to take each of you closer to your dreams!

"Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken." - Ecclesiastes 4:12

SZA GOOD DAYS ARE AHEAD

R&B singer, SZA has been basking and appreciating her accomplishments as fans anticipate the release of an upcoming album. In the meantime, her latest singles, Good Days and Kiss Me More are keeping the attention of her listeners. As she celebrates her wins, to add to her success, Good Days has been the most streamed song in 2021 so far. Kiss Me More has reached over 3 million streams. SZA hasn’t released a new album since her first studio album, CTRL in 2017. SZA thanks God and let’s her fans know that all things are possible.

POWER THOUGHT

Don’t rush the process or lose sight of the presence! Take time to celebrate your losses and the wins of your life!

“Jesus looked at them and said, "With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible."” – Matthew 19:26

LIL’ DURK BEING A VESSEL TO CHANGE THE GAME

Chicago native rapper, Lil’ Durk has shown interest to purchase the buildings that once housed him in the city that raised him. The neighborhood, Parkway Gardens, also known as O Block was recently listed for sale. The property sits on 13 acres with 694 housing units. Given the recent listing, developers say the goal is to maintain affordable housing with subsidized federal rents for their community, now and for the future. Durk’s influence in his community has given people the sight of possibility to go after their dreams, no matter where you come from. He takes pride in his neighborhood and upbringing, which are thoroughly expressed in his music lyrics. In a recent tweet, the artist said, “I’ll buy it don’t matter how much it is.” If Durkio goes through with this purchase, he is taking his platform and influence to the next level for his hometown.

POWER THOUGHT

Take pride in the position you are in, you have influence! You can offer more than you believe!

“So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day. For this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison, as we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal.” - 2 Corinthians 4:16-18

RICK OWENS DESIGNING WITH EVERY STEP IN MIND

From recreating the modern day Converse silhouette to adding his touch to Dr. Martens, fashion designer Rick Owens just revealed his latest collaboration. The release carries three styles of shoes he designed in collaboration with Dr. Martens. Owens’ added his dark touch to their 1460 Box boot, their iconic 3-eye shoe, and a gladiator-style sandal. The dramatic details showcase Owens’ fearlessness through his signature style. His audience doesn’t conform nor do they fit in the box society has created. Owens’ is reckless and unapologetic, designing for the eccentric who are confident in their skin.

POWER THOUGHT

You are one step away from the shift your spirit is longing for! Confidently embrace for impact and the change that is ahead!

"Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go." - Joshua 1:9

CITY GIRLS FRUITFUL WOMEN ON A FULFILLING JOURNEY

These ladies have been shining bright in the rap scene and have become a favorable duo. The female rap group, City Girls include JT & Yung Miami, the first female rappers of Quality Control Music, who houses rap artists like Migos and Lil’ Baby. City Girls are not only female rappers who have made their mark in the music industry but they are now stepping into Hollywood as co-executive producers. They join Issa Rae for her upcoming comedy series for HBO Max. The series is about high school friends from Miami who want to pursue their rap career. Similar to JT & Caresha’s story, the two are Miami natives so who better to contribute to this new project!

POWER THOUGHT

Surround yourself with people who motivate and inspire you. Push one another to the next level and witness a fruitful abundance together!

“A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, and a bad tree cannot bear good fruit.” - ‭‭Matthew‬ ‭7:18‬

DAVID GREEN SETTING HIGH STANDARDS WITH DIVINE DIRECTION

Founder of arts and crafts store chain Hobby Lobby, David Green has always made it a point to take care of his employees. Recently, the company decided to raise their full-time employee hourly minimum wage to $17. This is higher than the federal minimum wage. Just in 2014, Green set their company’s hourly minimum wage to $14. While this isn’t the first time Green and his executive team have raised their minimum wage, their consistent efforts are a reflection of being a leader in retail. Hobby Lobby’s are closed on Sunday and close their stores by 8pm Monday through Saturday. He knows by investing in his employees first, it reassures them that they are valued, increased productivity, and improves the work environment for staff and customers.

POWER THOUGHT

Expectations are high when you operate with a spirit of excellence! Don’t compromise who you are but set the bar as an example for others!

“But Christ is faithful as the Son over God’s house. And we are his house, if indeed we hold firmly to our confidence and the hope in which we glory.” - ‭‭Hebrews‬ ‭3:6‬

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE TAKING A STAND FOR HIS HOMETOWN

The Memphis born and raised superstar, Justin Timberlake recently took a stand against a proposed Memphis’ oil pipeline. The musician, actor, and humanitarian brought it to his fans attention via social media what is currently occurring in Memphis. This proposed oil pipeline would be built underneath the city, creating a high risk for drinking water from their water source. The water source currently supplies more than 1 million people in the city, majority Black and low-income communities. He encouraged his followers to sign a petition that would stop the proposal of the large corporation. Timberlake informed his audience with a detailed video that visually shows how this proposed oil pipeline would impact the Memphis community and the environment. By using his platform and voice, he brought awareness to environmental racism and injustice, stressing that this plan cannot happen.

POWER THOUGHT

Your voice can shift the atmosphere and create a change that is needed in this world. Don’t be silent to injustice and wrongdoings!

“Open your mouth for the mute, for the rights of all who are destitute. Open your mouth, judge righteously, defend the rights of the poor and needy." - Proverbs 31:8-9

EMMA CHOPOVA AND LAURA LOWENA DESIGNING TO KEEP YOU JOYFUL

Founders and designers of Chopova Lowena, Emma Chopova and Laura Lowena met by divine appointment at Central Saint Martins. They had worked on previous projects together and it was an organic synergy the two had between each other. Chopova and Lowena could not see themselves working for another house and decided to join forces and build a brand of their own. As the two come from a business-oriented family, their business mentality benefited them as they took the non-traditional route towards their dreams for their business. The designers are both very emotional women and create with immense feeling, which you can feel throughout their collections. Chopova Lowena is known for their large yet sharp silhouettes, pleated skirts, mismatched prints and fabrics, and its eccentric femininity. Their pieces are made to boldly bring out who you are, with the hope to bring you joy!

POWER THOUGHT

May all you do be with joy and love, radiating through who you are from the inside out!

"You make known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence, with eternal pleasures at your right hand.” - Psalm 16:11

BOBBY MURPHY THE RESULTS OF RUNNING YOUR OWN RACE

Co-Founder and CTO of Snap, Inc., Robert “Bobby'' Murphy is a Filipino-American technology entrepreneur and engineer. With his business partners, they developed the social media app, Snapchat in 2011. Not being “cool” pushed him and his business partner, Evan Spiegel to make something cool for themselves. All by remaining true to his core and identity, this has led Murphy into a net worth of $12.4B, making him one of the youngest American billionaires. Since it’s inception, the social media app is famous for its audience of users who are teenagers and young adults. Murphy and Spiegel worked together and built a foundation that focuses on education and the arts. Their goal is to donate up to 13 million Class A Share by 2027.In their latest report, in the first-quarter alone this year, they reported 280 million daily active users. The success of his companies including Bitmoji and Spectacles continues to rise, making them still relevant and cool in the social media age.

POWER THOUGHT

Stay in your lane and run your own race. Your path is designed just for you!

“Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” - John 14:6

DRUSKI TEACHING THE WORLD THROUGH HIS SENSE OF HUMOR

Comedian, social media star Druski recently made his debut with Revolt and Adidas for a new digital series, “Sneakin’ In With Druski.” The show is about him “sneaking” into celebrity mansions and wearing Stan Smith’s, but the recycled version. The goal is to highlight and teach sustainability in the Hip-Hop community through their partnership with adidas Originals. Druski was recruited by Diddy to take on this project as an ambassador for the brand. Each episode will teach viewers how to live a more eco-friendly and sustainable life on earth. His premiere episode was with Teyana Taylor.

POWER THOUGHT

Cherish the moments that teach you how to be better! There is always room for improvement.

“As for you, the anointing you received from him remains in you, and you do not need anyone to teach you. But as his anointing teaches you about all things and as that anointing is real, not counterfeit—just as it has taught you, remain in him.” – 1 John 2:27

HIROKI NAKAMURA NO COMPROMISING FOR QUALITY RESULTS

Authentic, philosophical, and unconventional, Hiroki Nakamura is the founder and designer of visvim. In the Japanese culture, every detail matters and nothing is missed. Nakamura wants products that are both functional and comfortable, but most importantly well balanced. His approach to design is all about authenticity by just being who he is, not trying or striving in his work. He has an appreciation for natural materials and the organics of manufacturing. Products that are handmade have character and have a different level of care to them. Nakamura stays away from the average production line assembly of manufacturing. The development of his products all have a personal touch to them. As a world traveler and philosopher, Nakamura’s influence, perspective and approach to design is through a global lens and bird’s eye view. His primary focus is to create functional, authentic, and the best quality products, without compromise.

POWER THOUGHT

Stay true to who you are and don’t let outside influences sway the core of your being!

“For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.” - Ephesians 2:10

IDDRIS SANDU CREATING NEW REALITIES THROUGH THE DIGITAL REALM

Designing for the future, Iddris Sandu is this generation’s digital architect and technologist creating new realities. At 13 years old, Sandu taught himself how to code. Now at 23, he is focused on building a foundation that benefits kids, developing schools in Ghana, and enhancing the digital experience for the younger generation. He’s recognized for his work with Nipsey Hussle and creating the first “smart store” in Crenshaw. Sandu mentors children in Compton to build their technological literacy. The digital architect is looking to build more sustainable systems and technological infrastructures that can help sustain the ecosystem. His definition of reality is, “being able to take your dreams and exist within them.” As he enhances the reality of life, he’s excited to see what the next generation can do with their plethora of resources and access to knowledge and information.

POWER THOUGHT

The infrastructure and the foundation you build can last beyond your life and benefit generations to come!

“For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and

ROBERT MADU BREAKING GROUND INTO A SOLID FOUNDATION

Pastor, husband, and father Robert Madu leads Social Dallas with his wife Taylor Madu. His church stands on three foundational principles, House of Presence, House of Prayer, and House of People. Madu has been in ministry for 20 years and has spoken all around the globe. Amidst a pandemic, he and his church were able to recently add two services at two different locations in Dallas. Services take place at the HiFi Dallas and Granada Theater. The growing community in Dallas has allowed Madu to break ground in the lives of people in this city where God has called him.

POWER THOUGHT

When you step into uncharted territory, know that you are not alone. Don’t be swayed by outside noise and keep your feet firmly planted in the ground!

"He is like a tree planted by water, that sends out its roots by the stream, and does not fear when heat comes, for its leaves remain green, and is not anxious in the year of drought, for it does not cease to bear fruit.” - Jeremiah 17:8

LADY GAGA THE EVOLUTION OF THE HYPERPOP STAR

Juggling between the music industry and Hollywood, Lady Gaga’s talent is multifaceted and she has redefined pop culture in the 21st century. She made her acting debut in 2005 in Machete Kills. Her breakthrough role was in A Star Is Born in 2018, scoring an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress and winning one for Best Original Song. Lady Gaga has an outstanding list of accolades, Including 12 Grammy’s, a Golden Globe, and much more. Her latest project is her role in House of Gucci as Patrizia Reggiani, ex-wife of Maurizio Gucci. The film is directed by Ridley Scott and an adaptation of the life of Maurizio Gucci and his homicide. Lady Gaga joined an all-star cast for this film with iconic acts like Adam Driver, Adam Driver, Al Pacino, and Jared Leto. The film is set to debut November 2021.

POWER THOUGHT

You can do anything you put your mind to! The proper practice, discipline, and routine can take you right where you dream to be!

"What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save them?" - James 2:14

TIMOTHÉE CHALAMET LIVING A LIFE OF INFLUENCE FOR THE YOUNG GENERATION

What started as an acting career in commercials and short films, the young actor, Timothée Chalamat made his television debut on the series Homeland. The breakthrough of his career came for his role in, Call Me By Your Name where he landed an Academy award nomination for Best Actor. By this time, Chalamet was also in films like Hot Summer Nights, Lady Bird and Hostiles. Born and raised in New York City caught the attention of Hollywood as his career took off, being spotted with celebrities like Frank Ocean, Ansel Elgort, and Kid Cudi. Chalamat’s upcoming sci-fi film, Dune is set to release this October, also featuring Zendaya. Fans anticipate Chalamat’s role in the film since this will be a modern adaptation of the novel. As his career elevates and grows with more roles, his fanbase adore the young actor and can’t wait to see where the future takes him.

POWER THOUGHT

Allow your character to be a reflection of who you are, through all you do! You are living a life that is setting an example, paving the way, and showing those who are before you that what they want to do is possible!

“Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship.” - Romans 12:1

DEMNA GVASALIA TAKING A GLOBAL TOUR AROUND THE WORLD

While the world has been on standstill during the pandemic, Demna Gvasalia, creative director of Balenciaga was designing his Pre-Fall 2021 collection. The release of his collection featured some of the most famous landmarks around the world. Between Paris and Shanghai, Gvasalia used their iconic landmarks as the backdrop to showcase his work. The designer’s progressive style continues to shine throughout his collections. The Pre-Fall 2021 collection focuses on oversized silhouettes and supersized tailoring. He also wanted to create products that were also eco-conscious and eco-friendly. As countries reopen, his latest lookbook brings excitement and hope for those who are longing to travel again.

POWER THOUGHT

Keep your eyes on the prize as you journey through the process! Believing the future ahead is full of hope and wonder!

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.” - Romans 15:13

DUA LIPA TRENDING IN SOUND & STYLE

Her impeccable style and her remarkable voice, Dua Lipa continues to set trends with her nostalgic 2000’s inspired fashion looks. She recently starred in her first Puma campaign, releasing a platform sneaker. Dua Lipa became Puma’s global ambassador back in November and with this comes a multi-year partnership on social media. She loves to dress up and get glammed, but activewear is also very much so a part of her personal style because it’s an everyday essential. Her sneaker, “Mayze” released April 16th online and at select Puma retailers. The sneaker was made for those who love the spotlight and it’s a sneaker that the musician can use on and off the stage because of its versatility. With her multi-year deal with Puma, she has been dropping more hints of what can be expected in future releases and campaigns.

POWER THOUGHT

Set the trend by embracing who you are and being who you are. Remember, there is nobody like you!

“For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother's womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well. My frame was not hidden from you, when I was being made in secret, intricately woven in the depths of the earth. Your eyes saw my unformed substance; in your book were written, every one of them, the days that were formed for me, when as yet there was none of them.” - Psalm 139:13-16

AVANI LIVING AN EFFERVESCENT LIFE

In 2019, Avani Gregg went viral on TikTok for her clown makeup video and her facial artwork. Since then, the rising social media megastar has partnered with cosmetic brands like Morphe. Like other make-up and beauty brands, they partner with major social media influencers, knowing how much they are able to scale their products, expanding their global market. Avani is vibrant and bold, showcasing her artistry through makeup, which is 80% of her content. Whether it’s an everyday natural look or an intricate painted bright-colored look, makeup is her therapy. The 18-year-old was a former gymnast and an early high school graduate. As Gregg builds her brand, she is still a teenager who is enjoying her life but now as a famous makeup artist!

POWER THOUGHT

Paint the life you vision with colors that express who you are from the inside. May you have the courage and strength to unapologetically be you!

"Like the appearance of a rainbow in the clouds on a rainy day, so was the radiance around him. This was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of the Lord. When I saw it, I fell facedown, and I heard the voice of one speaking." - Ezekiel 1:28

SOPHIA AMORUSO TEACHING A NEW GENERATION NEW BUSINESS

Entrepreneur, professor, and GirlBoss founder, Sophia Amoruso now leads her new online courses, Business Class for entrepreneurship. She welcomes business founders to her digital course who desire to build smart and make a profit. Amoruso gives the steps from A to Z on how to start and maintain a successful business. Her courses will cover all the bases of business – from development, staff training, diversity, brand identity, legal, finances, customer service, and many other topics. The new professor wants to see women succeed, providing knowledge and resources in order for them to do just that.

The genesis of GirlBoss was to build a community of women who are motivated and ambitious. Amoruso has been in business for 15 years and this is her third business venture. She may have learned the hard way but she made up for it, earning every bit of what she has. Amoruso’s methodologies and courses are based off what she has learned and experienced throughout her journey. Her curiosity keeps her going and it continues to build her success. With the abundance of knowledge she holds and with her heart of generosity, all she wants to do is share, and be able to provide for others.

POWER THOUGHT

There is an abundance of knowledge that you have access to so never stop learning!

“Instruct the wise and they will be wiser still; teach the righteous and they will add to their learning. The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.” – Proverbs‬ ‭9:9-10‬

DMX A WALKING TESTAMENT OF GOD’S GRACE

Earl “DMX” Simmons was a music artist, actor, father, and deacon. As the world mourns for his sudden loss, the prolific MC was a figure who raised a generation with his talent and influence. Dark Man X was not only known for his rap career, an actor in movies like Belly, Cradle 2 the Grave, and Romeo Must Die, he was also bold about his love for the Lord. His life was a testament of God’s grace as he battled with his personal demons, baring his soul to the world and transparency of his life. DMX used his platform to publicize his faith and relationship with Christ. Although he had a troubling upbringing, he powered through because of his foundation with God. DMX passed on April 9th, 2021 in White Plains, NY after suffering from a heart attack and being on life support for a week. DMX’s legacy lives on and he is remembered as a legend. He may have had his demons but his angels were always right with him.

POWER THOUGHT

May the life you live be a walking testament of your faith and journey, and with every step, taking you from glory to glory!

“For to me, to live is Christ, and to die is gain. But if I am to live on in the flesh, this will mean fruitful labor for me; and I do not know which to choose. But I am hard-pressed from both directions, having the desire to depart and be with Christ, for that is very much better; yet to remain on in the flesh is more necessary for your sakes.” – Philippians‬ ‭1:21-24

NICOLAS GHESQUIERE SHIFTING AND SHAPING THE FUTURE

Louis Vuitton’s Women’s Creative Director, Nicolas Ghesquière is not only a fashion designer but a fashion historian, with his quintessential designs that continue to shape the fashion industry and its direction. Featured at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute, the permanent exhibit, “About Time: Fashion and Duration” showcases some of Ghesquière’s work, paired with looks of a different decade or even century. The exhibit shows how fashion continues to reinvent itself throughout the decades. Ghesquière looks at the past and is able to recontextualize it for today. “I think fashion brings collective and individual memories together. This is why when you’re a designer you have to acknowledge the world you are living in and to highlight styles and communities.” He is able to stay in the moment, drawing inspiration from the younger generation of how they style their clothes, from the different silhouettes, to gender-neutral dressing, the possibilities are endless.

The French designer has been with Louis Vuitton since 2013. Prior to joining the Louis Vuitton family, he was the creative director for Balenciaga between 1997 to 2012. He is known to be one of the most forward thinking designers as he designs a future.

POWER THOUGHT

Your past doesn't define who you are. Look towards the future and design the life you desire and imagine!

“By the grace God has given me, I laid a foundation as a wise builder, and someone else is building on it. But each one should build with care. For no one can lay any foundation other than the one already laid, which is Jesus Christ." - 1 Corinthians 3:10-11

TIGER WOODS A MASTER OF HIS CRAFT

A champion on the golf course, Tiger Woods has 82 PGA Tour wins, making him one of the most iconic golfers with the most PGA Tour wins. These wins include 12 major championships. Despite his absence at the recent 2021 Masters Tournament, he was there in spirit and celebrating Hideki Matsuyama who became the first Japanese male golfer to win a major championship. Woods was recently in a car accident, sustaining injuries that caused him to miss the tournament. Currently, he is in full rehabilitation and recovery mode. Fans are anticipating his return for the 2022 Masters Tournament with an expectancy that he will win the championship. Woods has been playing professional golf since the age of 16. Since childhood, he has been working on mastering his craft by staying the course, disciplined, and fully immersed in golf. The championship wins and redemption he has gained over the years is a reflection of just that.

POWER THOUGHT

Steward your giftings and blessings well so that you do not take it for granted!

“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. not by works, so that no one can boast.” - Ephesians 2:8-10

LAUREN LONDON A RESTORATIVE RETURN TO THE BIG SCREEN

It has been two years since the passing of her beloved partner, Ermias “Nipsey Hussle” Asghedom, Lauren London who already maintains a low profile, made her return to the big screen. Although this is not her first appearance since 2019, she is making a major return as she will be alongside Michael B. Jordan in their upcoming film, Without Remorse. The film is set to premiere April 30 on Amazon Prime. During her break since the loss of Asghedom, she has been solely focused on her family, herself, and their healing. London, a mother of two boys is a protector of her loved ones, her space, and her peace. Her spirituality is even more vital to her as she navigates life after this tragedy. She has been taking the time she needs to grieve and heal. London plans to keep Nispey’s legacy alive through her work and her family.

POWER THOUGHT

May peace and purpose drive your pain into healing. Restoration is possible and you are meant to be whole again!

“One thing I ask from the Lord, this only do I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to gaze on the beauty of the Lord and to seek him in his temple. For in the day of trouble he will keep me safe in his dwelling; he will hide me in the shelter of his sacred tent and set me high upon a rock.” - Psalms 27:4-5

LEWIS HAMILTON THE VICTORY OF LIFE’S ULTIMATE RACE

The seven-time World Champion, Lewis Hamilton continues to break records during his Formula 1 seasons. The Mercedes sponsored driver has won four championships in a row and he’s going after his eighth world title for the new season.He recently signed a one year extension with Mercedes after his Bahrain Grand Prix win in March. He fought for this race with proper strategy with his team to get it right. This was the first time he won an opening race of the year since 2015. Throughout his career, he has won 96 races, making him one of the most recognized and iconic racing drivers. Hamilton uses his platform to be a voice that raises awareness to social and racial injustice.

POWER THOUGHT

Life is a marathon, not a race. Go at your own pace and stay in your lane! Victory awaits you!

“Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. Consider him who endured such opposition from sinners, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart.” - Hebrews 12:1-3

ZACH KING MAKING A CONSISTENT APPEARANCE ON YOUR TIMELINE

Now as the most followed man on TikTok, Zach King just broke the record with having 58.2+ million followers on this platform alone. The internet personality is known for his content across YouTube and Instagram, with a combined following of 92 million. King is known for his seamless and jaw-dropping magical appearances and transitions within his videos. All of his videos consistently hit over a million views each post. He has been constantly creating content with his team for over a decade, making him one of the most fascinating accounts to follow. He enjoys telling surprising stories, no matter which platform he is on. His hope is to bring more wonder, curiosity, and excitement to the world in just 15 seconds or less, all while staying true to who he is.

POWER THOUGHT

Consistency and repetition win because it develops healthy habits that guide you to win! There is an abundance of fruit that you can bear when you are consistent!

"Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever." - Hebrews 13:8

HYPE WILLIAMS THE DIRECTOR WHO DEFINED A GENERATION

Known for directing some of the most iconic Hip-Hop & R&B music videos, Hype Williams’ work defined a generation with his cinematography style. Williams’ signature styles were his videos shot in a widescreen ratio or fisheye lens. He directed the cult classic, Belly, featuring Nas and the late, legendary DMX. Through the tenure of his career, he has worked with artists like Jay Z, Mary J. Blige, The Notorious B.I.G. and many more. Williams pushed the envelope for rap music and it’s iconography. His work spans over three decades, being recognized as one of the greats. Williams’ continues to influence the style and work of many artists and established and aspiring video directors.

POWER THOUGHT

Be intentional of your actions and purpose! Your influence can last for generations, twice over!

“Order my steps in thy word and let not any iniquity have dominion over me.” – Psalms 119:133

JENTEZEN FRANKLIN THE REVELATIONS OF A RESURRECTING POWER

Senior Pastor of Free Chapel, located in Georgia, Jentezen Franklin shared a timely message during Easter. Franklin is also an author and televangelist. His ministry is worldwide with a television program that airs weekly, Kingdom Connection. The program broadcasts globally on major networks.

Despite what the headlines of today’s news says, with every “Good Friday”, there is the resurrection power of a Sunday. The symbolization of Friday, which is the crucifixion of Christ, and Sunday being the third day he rose from the dead, he encouraged his audience that though it may feel stormy or sad, it’s not the end. There is hope because of the third day. This resurrection power isn’t unrealistic or out of reach for anyone. Just as he did for Jesus, we have our victories awaiting us and with our name on it.

POWER THOUGHT

Wherever there is darkness, know that light is ready to break through! There Is hope after every storm! You are worthy to experience the good in your life, you deserve your victories!

“They found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they entered, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus. On the first day of the week, very early in the morning, the women took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb.” - Luke 24:1-3

CHRIS BROWN CREATING A CRAZY STREAK AND STAYING ON TOP

The R&B sensation, pop star, Chris Brown broke yet another Billboard record on the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay Chart with his song, “Go Crazy” featuring Young Thug. This song makes it his second longest running #1 on the chart. He surpassed the 27-week spot of his song “No Guidance” featuring Chris Brown as “Go Crazy” enters its 28th week on the charts. His single has an audience of impressions of 19.9 million since the beginning of April. “Go Crazy” originally debuted in 2019 and has made its way to the top along with other hit singles from Brown. Brown started his career at the tender age of 13, creating music that continues to take over the airwaves since his debut self-titled album, Chris Brown in 2005. Throughout his humbling career, his proudest moment and role is as a father of two.

POWER THOUGHT

Before arriving at the mountain top, there will be valley’s that you will walk through. Be mindful of the revelations along the way, there is hope and joy through the journey!

"In the last days the mountain of the LORD’s temple will be established as the highest of the mountains; it will be exalted above the hills, and all nations will stream to it." - Isaiah 2:2

LORI HARVEY DESIGNING THE LIFE SHE IMAGINES

Model, influencer, Lori Harvey is on the journey of designing the life she imagines and desires. Daughter of television star Steve Harvey and Marjorie Harvey, they were intentional to raise her out of the Hollywood spotlight so she can experience life as a normal kid. Harvey was once a competitive equestrian and dreamed of becoming an Olympic equestrian but due to her tragic accident, life redirected itself. She turned a tragedy into a beautiful story! With her love of fashion and modeling since the age of three, and the influence of her mother, Lori made her runway debut in 2017 with Dolce & Gabbana. Since then, she has been featured in various beauty and fashion campaigns. Lori has grown into her own woman and identity outside of her parents. The rise of her career continues as she builds a legacy for her name and family.

POWER THOUGHT

Whichever direction you are heading, may it be towards the life you truly desire and are passionate about in due time!

“He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart; yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end. I know that there is nothing better for people than to be happy and to do good while they live.” - Ecclesiastes 3:11-12

ADDISON RAE THE SOCIAL MEDIA MAKEOVER

In less than a year, social media megastar Addison Rae Easterling has a TikTok following of 79 million. The Gen-Z influencer is known for her entertainment and dances who became famous and found a way to monetize her platform. She began selling novelty merchandise. She partnered with Ipsy, a beauty subscription service to be the face of their company, developing a new venture, Madeby Collective. The new company would manufacture its own line of makeup. With Rae’s desire to start her own beauty brand, she became a co-founder of Madeby Collective, giving her the opportunity to release her own makeup and skincare line, Item Beauty. Rae’s deal shifted the beauty industry and how social media stars capitalize on their platforms, shifting the entire way to sell. The beauty industry is thriving and worth over $93 billion and Rae is a part of this profitable ecosystem. She is living a dream come true as a beauty mogul, working with a team who are able to make her ideas come to life.

POWER THOUGHT

Try something new today and challenge yourself to step outside of your comfort zone. Don’t get stuck in the old when the new you is awaiting your arrival!

“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! So from now on we regard no one from a worldly point of view. Though we once regarded Christ in this wa

ARIANA GRANDE THE VOICE OF AN ANGEL

Globally known to be one of the biggest superstars, Ariana Grande is joining the team of coaches for the NBC hit-show, The Voice. She will be alongside Blake Shelton, John Legend, and Kelly Clarkson for season 21. As a huge fan of the show, she knows she can support artists and their craft. The beloved singer will take her fans on this journey, expanding the show’s audience. Grande’s career has grown exponentially. The release of her album, Positions in October 2020 made this her fifth number-one album on the Billboard 200. Grande’s voice is known to be compared to Mariah Carey because of her wide vocal range and sound. Her voice is still very distinct from other singers, making her one of pop’s most gifted singers of our time.

POWER THOUGHT

May your voice be heard across generations, speaking volumes of hope and inspiration to all!

“The Lord your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; in his love he will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with singing.” - Zephaniah 3:17

FKA TWIGS THE RELIEF AND THE HEALING

The British singer and artist, FKA Twigs believes it is a miracle that she is still alive after surviving an abusive relationship. The daunting details she shared regarding her experience was a relief to share with people of how she found the strength and saw the light to get out of her situation. Despite being a public figure, she wants to bring awareness to her story. The steps that Twigs has taken in her healing and recovery journey can bring inspiration to others. Her journey is still a work in progress and she knows life is not perfect. But her hope is that by utilizing her platform, it will raise awareness and knowledge about domestic violence. Recently, Twigs got back into music and she has recently collaborated with Getty Images to make Black historical content more accessible to a wider audience like up and coming artists, storytellers, and content curators.

POWER THOUGHT

Dig deep within for your resilience and courage. You are stronger than you think!

"God is within her, she will not fall; God will help her at break of day.” - Psalms 46:5

BENNY PEREZ SETTING A FOUNDATION FOR HIS FAMILY

Benny Perez, the lead pastor of Church LV, based in Las Vegas, Nevada has been in ministry for over 25 years with his wife Wendy. Father of three children, he and his wife have built a foundation for their family, establishing a legacy through the pursuit of God’s call for their lives. The strength of the foundation within their family has overflowed into their ministry, reflecting their heart for the local church and the Las Vegas community. Recently, Perez’s son BJ took the pulpit for the first time at their church’s youth night. He expressed in a recent Instagram Live as his son prepared for his message, “my ceiling is his floor, so what I have done, now he gets to stand on that and go further.” Perez has been on many platforms around the world, but was the most exciting moment for him as a father. Alongside his family, they were able to witness the beginning of his journey with such confidence and a heart for Jesus.

POWER THOUGHT

It takes faith and courage to build a legacy, so may your foundation stand firm and be built with love!

“He is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid the foundation on the rock. And when a flood arose, the stream broke against that house and could not shake it, because it had been well built.” - Luke 6:48

JABIN CHAVEZ LEADING LAS VEGAS TO THE LIGHT

Pastor, leader, and community builder, Jabin Chavez is on a mission to light up the city of Las Vegas with God’s word and reflecting the love of Jesus. He started CityLight Vegas in 2018 with his wife Shanen. He has a background in worship, known for his humor, and being relatable to many across the country. This past March, Pastor Jabin launched his leadership podcast this past March, with the intention he can help others build their organizational culture and leadership values. His hope is to help teams become stronger as they work together and build, whether it’s at work, in church, or at home. Podcasts will be released once a month and can be found. He is fully involved with his team, sharing his experiences and ideas, basing all of his leadership values on biblical principles so they can serve people better in every setting.

POWER THOUGHT

You can be an effective leader by setting the standard and being an example to those around you. Don’t underestimate your influence!

"But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The Lord does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.” - 1 Samuel 16:7

TAKASHI MURAKAMI THE CURATION OF HIS DIGITAL COLLECTION

The renowned Japanese artist, Takashi Murakami made his digital footprint and released a series of digital artwork for nonfungible tokens (NFT), a form of cryptocurrency. His collection, “Murakami.Flowers” features his iconic flowers with different emoji expressions. Murakami plans to release the 24 x 24 pixel art in 108 variations, releasing 12 different flowers a day. When he announced last year that his business was on the verge of bankruptcy, auctioning his artwork for cryptocurrency made this route highly promising. Since the release this past week, bids have already begun. Murakami’s collection has his fans talking and bidders are ready for his daily drops. The digital artwork can be found on OpenSea.

POWER THOUGHT

Design the life you imagine and desire! Your experiences curate your life collection, full of wonder and beauty!

"For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that people are without excuse." - Romans 1:20

WHITNEY WOLFE HERD SETTING THE TONE TO BETTER THE INTERNET EXPERIENCE

As one of the top women CEO’s in tech, Whitney Wolfe Herd is the youngest woman to take a company public. Within hours of her going public, she became a billionaire. The founder of Bumble, a dating app where women are known to make the first move, was not only made to better a woman’s dating experience, but users also can sign up to network and make friends. Her goal was to make a statement because she was fed up with how women are treated and the misogyny within the tech world. Due to her past dating experiences and harassment she has faced at work, Wolfe Herd wanted to create a safer space for women to navigate through.

She left Tinder, where she spearheaded their marketing efforts, and to prove her point, the marketing and branding of Bumble began. Her vision for Bumble is beyond dating, claiming it to be a lifestyle brand so women can feel empowered and safe. She has made the app in such a way that it has safe policies, shifting the tone by sweeping out any behavior and users that don’t not fall in line with their guidelines. Through her branding, Wolfe Herd envisions a cultural shift on how women are treated, even if it’s just in the realm of the app, it is starting somewhere. She hopeful for a safer and secure internet experience for everyone, one where there is less harassment and bullying, and giving power to the powerless.

POWER THOUGHT

Flip the script of your past and turn it into good!

"And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose." - Romans 8:28

JAMES JEBBIA THE SUPERNATURAL SUPREME TAKEOVER

Originally a childhood actor, turned Supreme founder, James Jebbia began his career in 1994. Little did he know, he would globally reign streetwear. As the brand grew and developed, the company reached its peak in the early 2010s. What started as a small skate shop is New York City, is now valued at $1 billion today. Jebbia knew what he was up against during the early stages of Supreme, fully aware of the high-end designers but also firm in knowing his dedicated customers and what they wanted. Though influenced by fashion and trends between Japan and London, Jebbia stayed true to the identity of Supreme, the skaters of New York City. Supreme began making cool things that they thought their customers would wear, simple items like shirts, sweatpants, and a backpack. The company evolved in the last 25+ years, collaborating with brands like Louis Vuitton, The North Face, Rimowa, Comme des Garçons, and many others. Since the rise of Jebbia’s empire, staying authentic to the brand and its identity has been one of the reasons for their success, doing the same thing over, but in different ways.

Last November, Supreme was acquired by VF Corporation for $2.1 billion. Jebbia, who will still be at Supreme has no plans of changing his plan or redirecting his path for growth. He plans to steward this partnership to ensure their unique culture and independence are not compromised.

POWER THOUGHT

Don’t compromise who you are to get to where you want to be! Remain true to yourself because there is only one you!

"Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will." - Roman

CHARLI D’AMELIO THE BREWING INFLUENCE OF GEN Z

Social media megastar Charli D’Amelio took her partnership with Dunkin’ even further and released their first ever limited merch collection. Last year, the TikTok star had Dunkin’ drinks named after her, “The Charli” and “Charli Cold Foam.” The Charli x Dunkin’ collection released Tuesday, March 30th. Exclusive branded items include a tumbler, iPhone cases, oversized scrunchies, shoelaces, and keychains.

As the most followed person on TikTok, D’Amelio has other brand partnerships with Prada, EOS Cosmetics, and UNICEF. The sixteen year old is navigating through the rise of her popularity and fame but still considers herself to be a normal teenager that a lot of people watch. She’s known for her dance TikTok’s and joyful spirit. The discovery-based app easily brings attention to users based on what they like, making the app’s algorithm more effective and beneficial for users.

POWER THOUGHT

Set the example and be an influence for the generations behind you and even the generation that has gone before you!

"May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.” - Romans 15:13

ODELL BECKHAM JR. THE ROAD TO RECOVERY & REDEMPTION

After a torn ACL injury and knee surgery during this past NFL season, Odell Beckham Jr. (OBJ), is focusing on his rehabilitation towards his complete recovery. His anticipated comeback for the upcoming season with the Cleveland Browns will give him an opportunity to redeem himself so he can be stronger on the field. Despite his injury, he is focused on the light even during the dark times. The wide receiver is known for his dynamic skills, speed, agility, and breaking records, especially during his rookie season with the New York Giants. OBJ is endorsed by Nike and other brands, building him into a household name. On and off the field, OBJ is committed to his recovery so he can return with his teammates, so they can rightfully earn their spot in the playoffs and fight towards a championship.

POWER THOUGHT

Check your heart’s posture today and dissect the areas in your life where you may need healing or treatment. Recover and redeem yourself so you can return stronger, wiser, and better!

“But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds we are healed.” - Isaiah 53:5

RICH PAUL THE COMING OF AGE AND BECOMING AN EMPIRE

Founder and CEO of Klutch Sports Group and one of the most recognized sports agents, Rich Paul is set to release his debut memoir, Lucky Me by way of Roc Lit 101, publishing division of Jay-Z’s Roc Nation’s publishing division. Paul, who represents some of the most prolific NBA talents such as LeBron James, Anthony Davis, and Draymond Green, is telling the story of his pre-sports agent life. Coming from where he came from and how he overcame adversity, he believes his story will resonate with men who had similar backgrounds. Paul said, “I want to use my story to uplift and inspire those who lived this and educate those who didn’t. I cannot tell you what it means to partner with my friend and mentor Jay-Z on this project. Lucky Me was the name of the book before I even spoke with Jay because his music was my life’s soundtrack."

Paul founded Klutch Sports Group in 2012 and since then, the powerhouse agency is home to 28 different sports talents. He is also the Head of Sports for United Talent Agency. Paul firmly stands on the values of his company, knowledge, longevity, understanding, trust, communication, and honesty. His commitment to his players is a reflection of his passion as he paves a way for those behind him that aspire to follow his footsteps.

POWER THOUGHT

May you be bold and confident to tell your story, to uplift and inspire, changing lives!

“So he went back to Nazareth with them, and lived obediently with them. His mother held these things dearly, deep within herself. And Jesus matured, growing up in both body and spirit, blessed by both God and people. So he went back to Nazareth with them, and lived obediently with them. His mother held these things dearly, deep within herself. And Jesus matured, growing up in both body and spirit, blessed by both God and people.” - Luke 2:51-52

STEVEN FURTICK THE ELEVATION INTO GOD’S CALLING

Lead pastor of Elevation Church, Pastor Steven Furtick has set the tone for his ministry. From Moncks Corner, South Carolina, he received the call from God to be a pastor at the age of 16. Upon receiving his bachelors in communications, he obtained his Master of Divinity from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Furtick is not just pastoring the global church but spearheading the ministry outside of the pulpit. The church has multiple locations, a growing online audience, and their sermons are also broadcasted on national television. With a background in music and leading worship teams, he is also a songwriter. He works alongside Elevation Worship, who have live albums, studio recorded albums, and EP’s. Their anointing and the collaborative efforts amongst all its members has nominated them for past Grammy Awards.

POWER THOUGHT

Give room for God to work in and through you, bringing you closer to execute the God ideas and God dreams on your heart.

“The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face shine on you and be gracious to you; the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace.” - Numbers 6:24-26

H.E.R. HAVING EVERYTHING REVEALED

Singer-songwriter, H.E.R. recently won her 4th Grammy, Song of the Year for ,”I Can’t Breathe,” a powerful song that contributed to a movement and change in society. Born Gabriella Wilson is a soulful singer with a guitar in her hand. Her moniker was made after a breakup and she realized this was the start of her evolution as a woman, symbolizing everything that she will learn during her becoming. At the age of 14, she was signed to RCA Record, making her familiar with the music and entertainment industries. Her musical influences stem from her father, and artists like Prince and Alicia Keys. H.E.R. credits God for her latest Grammy win, “I want to thank God for giving me the gift of a voice and a pen and using me as a vessel to create change.”

POWER THOUGHT

Develop an understanding of the power within you and how to maximize on your full potential! You have the power to inspire and bring forth change!

“For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness; and to godliness, mutual affection; and to mutual affection, love.” - 2 Peter 1:5-7

BEAM LOVING YOU DIFFERENT

Born in Jamaica and raised in Miami, Tyshane “BEAM” Thompson's world of music and religion has collided beautifully. As the son of the dancehall and gospel reggae artist, Papa San, music is in his DNA, starting production at ten years old. His name represents being a light, a bridge, and a pillar, standing in the gap between church and culture, Christianity and the club, and the world and the word. Growing up in the church, BEAM’s journey and experience has fostered a deeper perspective that everyone is human and has flaws. He understands that we all battle with both flesh and spirit, right and wrong.

At the age of 20, BEAM retreated to Las Vegas to focus and recenter himself with music, empowering him to restart his career, transitioning from Tyshane to BEAM. BEAM is not only a producer but a songwriter. He has worked with rappers and musicians like 21 Savage, Andy Mineo, Lecrae, and 2 Chainz, just to name a few. More recently, BEAM was featured with Justin Bieber on his latest album Justice on the single, Love You Different. As an emerging artist, be on the lookout for his work and artistry!

POWER THOUGHT

Every setback is a setup for a comeback! Sometimes you need a hard reset to realign you closer to your destiny!

“In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace he made known to us the mystery of his will according to his good pleasure, which he purposed in Christ, that he lavished on us. With all wisdom and understanding, to be put into effect when the times reach their fulfillment—to bring unity to all things in heaven and on earth under Christ.” - Ephesians 1:7-10

JACK DORSEY 280 CHARACTERS TO $2.9M

The tech entrepreneur, co-founder, and CEO of Twitter & Square Jack Dorsey sold his first ever tweet to a Malaysia-based buyer in nonfungible token (NFT), a form of cryptocurrency. An NFT is a digital certificate of digital ownership for a photo, video, or a different form of online multimedia mediums. NFT’s are unique and cannot be duplicated. Jack’s first tweet and Twitter’s first tweet was on March 21, 2006, “just setting up my twttr” - @jack. The buyer relates this to buying art, like a Mona Lisa, emphasizing the importance of this for the future. The platform which was once known for its 140 character tweet limit, now allows users to tweet up to 280 characters.

Dorsey did not finish college, instead took a path of various careers, ultimately leading him to Silicon Valley. He was previously a professional masseur and had experience in fashion design. In 2006, he co-founded Twitter with Ev Williams, Biz Stone and Noah Glas. In 2009, he co-founded Square. He is a philanthropist and has a history of giving back. Dorsey has given Square and Twitter stock to his employees and committed to giving away $1B for COVID-19 relief efforts and other causes.

POWER THOUGHT

Be mindful of your words and actions because that one moment can drastically change your life!

“'We are from God, and whoever knows God listens to us; but whoever is not from God does not listen to us. This is how we recognize the Spirit of truth and the spirit of falsehood. You, dear children, are from God and have overcome them, because the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world. They are from the world and therefore speak from the viewpoint of the world, and the world listens to them.” - 1 John 4:4-6

ELAINE WELTEROTH FLOWING WITH AN ANOINTING

New York Times Bestselling author, talk show host, and former Teen Vogue editor-in-Chief, Elaine Welteroth has an anointing in the industry that can feel limiting, intimidating, and impossible to make your mark. As she says, “when the world tells you to shrink, expand.” When her book “More than Enough'' was released in 2019, she made it a point to share her story to help women use their voice and gain the courage they need no matter where they were but specifically in their workplace. Welteroth built her career across multimedia and fashion industries. As a woman that was once behind-the-scenes, she is now in front of the camera as the newest co-host for the daytime talk show, The Talk. Regardless of what platform Elaine is given, she knows she is there for reason and for a purpose bigger than herself.

POWER THOUGHT

Do not underestimate your ability to take risks. Break through the barriers and remind yourself that you are not limited to one role, one dream, or one vision!

“Let giving flow from your heart, not from a sense of religious duty. Let it spring up freely from the joy of giving—all because God loves hilarious generosity! Yes, God is more than ready to overwhelm you with every form of grace, so that you will have more than enough of everything — every moment and in every way. He will make you overflow with abundance in every good thing you do.” - 2 Corinthians 9:7-8

ADRIAN JOFFE A SHARED AND FRUITFUL EXPANSION

Recognized as one of the most refined and prominent fashion CEO’s, Adrian Joffe, is the President of Comme des Garçons and Dover Street Market. He oversees all Dover Street Market shops around the globe. Joffe is also the husband of Rei Kawakubo. Upon attending school in the United Kingdom, he ended up in Japan, where he met Kawakubo when he went on an impromptu business trip to Tokyo for his sister. The both have been life partners and business partners since 1992. Joffe speaks on behalf of the businesses most of the time but not on Kawakubo’s behalf. He is in constant innovation to help expand his wife’s philosophy and vision for their enterprises.

Dover Street Market is known for shifting the retail experience by mixing upcoming designers and high-end, established designers. Their conceptual experiences and merchandising is an immersive experience and vary between each location around the world, creating a signature and impressionable aesthetic for all visitors. The values of both Dover Street Market and Comme des Garçons are cohesive, original, and always refreshing.

POWER THOUGHT

Don’t lose your imagination and curiosity. May new ideas be birthed and keep expanding your knowledge to exceed your own expectations!

“Now he who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will also supply and increase your store of seed and will enlarge the harvest of your righteousness.” - 2 Corinthians 9:10

MICHAEL B. JORDAN ASCENDING INTO PURPOSEFUL GROWTH

Beginning his career as a childhood actor, featuring in critically acclaimed shows like The Wire and movies like Hardball, Michael B. Jordan’s growth in Hollywood has been purposeful and he is still on the rise. Jordan is known for his roles as Oscar Grant in Fruitvale Station, Donnie Creed in Creed, as part of the Rocky film series, and Erik Killmonger in Black Panther. Known to be one of the greatest actors in the 21st Century, Jordan’s career is still elevating into more roles and films. He intends to push racial diversity and inclusion on and off the screen.

As he navigates through the industry and with 20 years under his belt, he is in a position to call the shots on the projects he wants to be involved in. Jordan is constantly thinking about what he wants to leave behind, not taking anything for granted and being present with the future in mind. Despite the stall and halts of some anticipated projects that he had planned for in 2020, he is patient and focused on his purpose.

POWER THOUGHT

Allow your why to accelerate you deeper into your purpose, staying focused on the path ahead of you, and driving you where you are destined to be!

“It’s in Christ that we find out who we are and what we are living for. Long before we first heard of Christ and got our hopes up, he had his eye on us, had designs on us for glorious living, part of the overall purpose he is working out in everything and everyone.” - Ephesians 1:11-12

DANTE BOWE HEARING THE VOICE OF GOD

Worship singer and songwriter, Dante Bowe is set to release his sophomore album March 26th titled, circles. The anticipated album will share his vulnerability and testimony of self discovery throughout his personal journey. His perseverance and gratitude are common themes in the album. Bowe will have a virtual concert performance on Wednesday, March 24. The free intimate concert will be an opportunity to witness the performance of select songs before the album releases this upcoming Friday. Dante joined Bethel Music as their worship lead and songwriter in 2019, and also writes with Maverick City Music. His adoration and love for God is expressed through his talent, desiring for people to encounter God and his presence.

POWER THOUGHT

You won’t be defeated if you persevere through the process. Nothing can take the place of your perseverance and persistence.

“Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we boast in the hope of the glory of God. perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us.” - Romans 5:1-5

SNOH AALEGRA YOU CAN SING THROUGH THE PAIN

Iranian-Swedish singer, Snoh Aalegra processes her pain and heartache through music, which is also a form of healing for her. Since the passing of her father, though years have passed, she holds onto the pain she has felt but uses her talent as her way to release the pain. One of Aalegra’s mentors and friends was Prince, who discovered her three years before his passing before anyone knew her. She was a student to the master artist himself. Aalegra’s experiences with death and love are motivational forces for her writing. Her deep connection with music started as a child when she heard Whitney Houston’s voice for the first time. She is moved whenever she listens to music, feeling a deeper, spiritual connection. Her hope is that her music makes people feel something. Her album, Ugh, Those Feels Again, definitely has that impact!

POWER THOUGHT

Create beauty from the ashes and push through the pain! Allow yourself to heal and become whole again!

“Yet when holy lovers of God cry out to him with all their hearts, the Lord will hear them and come to rescue them from all their troubles. The Lord is close to all whose hearts are crushed by pain, and he is always ready to restore the repentant one.” - Psalms 34:17-18

MEENA HARRIS THE PHENOMENAL WOMAN

She is a mother of 2 girls, wife, daughter, and the niece of Vice President Kamala Harris, Meena Harris is the founder of the Phenomenal Woman campaign. Her grassroots initiative was built for activism and women empowerment. What started as a small initiative to support women organizations, exploded into a movement. Inspired by Maya Angelou’s poem, Harris’ ‘Phenomenal Woman’ t-shirt sold 2,500 units on the first day. What was originally intended to be sold for the month of March during Women’s History Month, extended for an additional two months. Harris is often asked how she did it, but she has no secret formula. Her goal was to inform and educate people in a creative way, utilizing digital platforms to make a social impact. All in all, whether someone is wearing the t-shirt or sharing an image on social media, she hopes it encourages people to use their voice so they too can be heard. "When you inspire other people to do the same, you’ve created power that has the potential to elevate an entire community. It starts with identifying the issues you’re passionate about and thinking creatively,” said Harris in a past interview on how you can change the world.

POWER THOUGHT

There is power in your words and how you express yourself! What may seem small to you can impact the masses ahead! Speak up, use your voice, stand firm on your platform!

“To those who use well what they are given, even more will be given, and they will have an abundance. But from those who do nothing, even what little they have w

SOLANGE TURNING TO MUSIC TO SAVE HER LIFE

The musician and artist, Solange recently revealed she was fighting for her life when she was making her album, “When I Get Home.” She said she was unhealthy and had a broken spirit. The soulful singer used her gifting and creative outlet to save her life by allowing her to work through those emotions. As mental health awareness becomes more normalized, she used those moments as a catalyst. Solange crafted this album by isolating herself and her talent, leading to the inception of this album. Solange walked into the opened doors in front of her and she declared to honor it. With any open door, she says you can’t go backwards. In honor of the album’s two year anniversary, she released a remastered director’s cut version of her film. This stunning film followed with a Blackplanet page that includes digital activations and special screenings. Solange is allowing fans to share images and their mediums of art about how this album impacted their life.

POWER THOUGHT

Your journey looks different through every season and it may be unpleasant at times. Go back to your foundation and remind yourself that home is where the heart is!

"For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind." - 2 Timothy 1:7

JUDAH SMITH DON’T FORGET TO CHECK YOUR SOUL

Pastor of Churchome, author, father, and husband – Judah Smith says that now more than ever, we must check on our souls. Smith is known for his humor, fresh anointing, and has a way of demystifying the Bible. He has given perspective on how we should nurture our relationship with God and maintain a healthy soul. We can have it all but still have an unhappy and unhealthy soul. By having a healthy soul, we are giving room for God to live within us. Our souls are a home for God so he can bless us.

POWER THOUGHT

Check on your heart. Check on your spirit. Check on your soul.

“Dear friend, I pray that you may enjoy good health and that all may go well with you, even as your soul is getting along well. It gave me great joy when some believers came and testified about your faithfulness to the truth, telling how you continue to walk in it. I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth.” – 3 John 1:2-4

HEDI SLIMANE THE LAUNCH OF HIS UPCOMING SOLO EXHIBIT

Celine’s creative, artistic, and image director, Hedi Slimane will be showcasing his first solo exhibit this month. Slimane was once the creative director of Dior Homme from 2000-2007 and Yves Saint Laurent from 2012 to 2016. This is Slimane’s first exhibit since 2014 and will be his first exhibit in China. The exhibit is titled, “Sun of Sound” will be an immersive visual and sound experience of his work in music, highlighting his visual work of musicians and bands. Slimane’s influence may be heavily in fashion but his influence and work in music speaks volumes of his vision. He is known for his black and white aesthetic and slim silhouettes. Much of his work represents the youth in a way that reinvents how artists are documented these days.

POWER THOUGHT

Everything you need is already inside of you. Do, Become, Prosper!

“Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving.” - ‭Colossians‬ ‭3:23-24‬

JALEN GREEN THE FUTURE OF BASKETBALL

Jalen Green, the young basketball player, graduated high school in 2020 as the top prospect for the NBA draft. Green who is from Fresno, CA is currently on the fast track to be drafted this year. Instead of taking on his college career, he decided to go into the G League Ignite Select Team after high school. Not only is Jalen interested in playing in the NBA but he’s open to playing internationally, such as the Philippines since he has a Filipino background. He desires to be successful on and off the court to support his family. Until then, his main focus is to be in the moment, training to be the G.O.A.T of something, hungry for the future and more. He is currently the most talented and best scorer in the draft. Since he is still young, Green’s development can land him anywhere on the spectrum.

POWER THOUGHT

Use your full capabilities to stretch your potential into your greatness! Expect great results when you put in your all!

"For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." - Jeremiah 29:11

ZACK BIA FROM A COLLEGE BREAK TO A CAREER BREAKTHROUGH

When Zack Bia decided to take a break from his college semester, his purpose was to explore and discover his journey as a young entrepreneur. His practices are both old school and progressive, creating multiple streams of revenue for himself, and building relationships with some influential people. Bia is an occasional DJ, club promoter, an influencer and inspiration to millennials and Gen Z, letting them know that they don’t have to be tied to one career path or one job. Bia, who is 23 years old also owns a music label, Field Trip Recordings. Dropping out of college has given him access and opportunities in different industries, fostering relationships with celebrities and other influencers. The relationships he has are important to him and his business. Despite the pressures of trying to attain immediate success, he stated, “If I’m able to have a lot of my ideas come to fruition, keep expanding them, build things with the people that I love, and travel the world, I think that’s extremely successful.”

POWER THOUGHT

Keep an open heart to the unknown. Step out of your comfort and take a leap of faith. The possibilities are limitless!

“Then he said, “Throw out your net on the right-hand side of the boat, and you’ll get some!” So they did, and they couldn’t haul in the net because there were so many fish in it.” - John 21:6

SIMON PORTE JACQUEMUS THE DEMONSTRATION OF YOUR GIFTING

Simon Porte Jacquemus the French designer and founder of Jacquemus. The name is inspired by his late mother’s maiden name. Simon was born and raised in the South of France, surrounded by a family of farmers, influenced by the beauty of the french countryside. When his mother passed away, it was the biggest shock of his life. This induced him to pursue his fashion designing career. The launch of Jacquemus in 2010 built his exposure across the country. In 2012, he was invited to premiere a collection during Paris Fashion Week. Since then, he has seen a significant growth in his brand. His designs portray a message for each season because what he is selling is poetry to him. He is in the business of fashion and is selling a story through the pieces he carefully designs.

POWER THOUGHT

Demonstrate love in all you do, flowing through all you do and what you are passionate about. Watch the fruit of your love grow and be a reflection of who you are!

“So, chosen by God for this new life of love, dress in the wardrobe God picked out for you: compassion, kindness, humility, quiet strength, discipline. Be even-tempered, content with second place, quick to forgive an offense. Forgive as quickly and completely as the Master forgave you. And regardless of what else you put on, wear love. It’s your basic, all-purpose garment. Never be without it.” - Colossians 3:14

A$AP ROCKY ALWAYS HITTING HOME BASE

By way of Harlem, A$AP Rocky joined the A$AP Mob in 2007. The collective was formed to bring in a wide-range of talent, from rappers to fashion designers. Radio picked up Rocky’s leaked single, Peso and since then, his career has taken off. From Harlem to Hollywood, Rocky is not only a rapper. He’s well known for his personal style, an actor, and still plays a role in giving back to his Harlem community. During the winter season, Rocky paid a visit to the neighborhood that raised him but made a particular stop to the homeless shelter that once housed him. He is humbled to be a position to give back to a place that helped him get back on his feet. Harlem will always be his home and it is important to him to never forget where he came from.

POWER THOUGHT

Value the territory you are called to and build the community that is around you! Home is where the heart is!

“So, my dear Christian friends, companions in following this call to the heights, take a good hard look at Jesus. He’s the centerpiece of everything we believe, faithful in everything God gave him to do. Moses was also faithful, but Jesus gets far more honor. A builder is more valuable than a building any day. Every house has a builder, but the Builder behind them all is God. Moses did a good job in God’s house, but it was all servant work, getting things ready for what was to come. Christ as Son is in charge of the house.” - Hebrews 3: 1-6

MARIAH MCMANUS POWERFUL AND FILLED WITH PURPOSE

She’s a pastor, songwriter, and singer, Mariah McManus, the daughter of Mosaic Church’s lead pastor, Erwin McManus. Mariah is the lead worship pastor for the church and lead singer for Mosaic MSC. The community that raised her, shaped her into who she is today. Mariah’s influence reaches outside of the church community, living a life that is filled with hope and purpose. What matters to her are the contents of her soul, what’s in her vessel. She allows God to pour into her so she can allow people to hear what he has for them. Mariah encourages people to care for the contents of within because that is what matters the most and that will reflect what pours out.

POWER THOUGHT

Fill yourself up with all that is good for you, something more permanent. Mold yourself into your best version as you are a beautiful work in progress!

“We are pressed on every side by troubles, but we are not crushed. We are perplexed, but not driven to despair. We now have this light shining in our hearts, but we ourselves are like fragile clay jars containing this great treasure. This makes it clear that our great power is from God, not from ourselves. We are hunted down, but never abandoned by God. We get knocked down, but we are not destroyed. Through suffering, our bodies continue to share in the death of Jesus so that the life of Jesus may also be seen in our bodies.” - 2 Corinthians 4:7-10

JERRY LORENZO THE POWER OF THREE – THE HOLY TRINITY

Designer Jerry Lorenzo added the “third pillar” of his Fear of God House, Fear of God Athletics. This is a long-term partnership with adidas basketball, a first of its kind. The formation of Fear of God Athletics will be alongside Fear of God, his main luxury line and Essentials. He will be working to globally build and strategize the adidas basketball division. On and off the court, his influence and design will intersect The products that are anticipated to release will focus on performance basketball and other active lifestyle products. His connection with sports, lifestyle, and culture make this a long-standing collaboration.

Solidifying the new pillar is in the design of his vision, Lorenzo stated in the announcement, “it is through the blueprint of the trinity that we find the foundation for all design and creation. three in one sense. one in another. it is not a mathematical formula, but the very nature of being.”

POWER THOUGHT

To have a strong and long-standing building, you must have a stronger foundation! Attune to your convictions to build the visions within your heart!

“A person standing alone can be attacked and defeated, but two can stand back-to-back and conquer. Three are even better, for a triple-braided cord is not easily broken.” - Ecclesiastes 4:12

ISSA RAE FROM YOUTUBE TO HOLLYWOOD, CREATING LONGEVITY AND BUILDING FOR OTHERS

When Issa Rae started her career on YouTube in 2011 with a self-directed series, Awkward Black Girl, her work took off and her journey into Hollywood began. From directing, producing, and acting, she is multi-talented, creating a long-lasting legacy, and paving the way for more Black creators. Rae recently launched her media company, Hoorae Media. This will be the home to all her creative ventures.

As she continues to reach the height of her career, she worked with MasterClass to release 14 videos of virtual classes about working in the television industry. By doing so, her hope is to pay it forward for the next generation of creators. Issa’s HBO hit series, Insecure is in development for its fifth and final season, making room for her to do even more!

POWER THOUGHT

Celebrate your beginnings and cherish the small wins. Let it build your momentum to more victories! What’s for you will never miss you!

“And I am convinced that nothing can ever separate us from God’s love. Neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither our fears for today nor our worries about tomorrow—not even the powers of hell can separate us from God’s love.” - Romans 8:38

VIRGIL ABLOH THE NEW PROFESSOR

Virgil Abloh, designer and artist is now joining the Royal College of Art as the visiting professor. He will have the opportunity to conduct lectures on art, design, and culture. Amongst designing for Off-White and Louis Vuitton, he is a teacher of his craft and ready to give students his perspective and knowledge. Abloh’s approach is to provide solutions, and stresses the importance of education. He wants to give students a hands-on mentorship approach that will benefit future generations.

POWER THOUGHT

As you learn, you also have the opportunity to teach others. Spread knowledge and information because it is fundamental!

"Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be still wiser; teach a righteous man, and he will increase in learning." - Proverbs 9:9

SAWEETIE THE CONTENT PRODUCING QUEEN

Building her empire, the USC graduate, musician and internet sensation, Saweetie built her music career utilizing social media to her advantage. Born and raised in the Bay-Area, the African-American & Filipino-American artist is grounded in her self-confidence and has been focused on building the best version of herself. Although the internet caught onto her talents, her goal has been to establish herself as a respected artist during a timely growth of female rappers making their way into the industry. Saweetie is in constant creator mode, creating music, creating new content for her social media platforms, or collaborating with brands.In an age where everything is documented, she wants people to remember that she is still more than all the hats she has on, she’s still a human. Saweetie is determined to empower her fans through all she creates. Through any content she curates, she hopes to inspire her audience so they know they are able to do anything they put their heart and efforts into.

POWER THOUGHT

Be true to yourself and know what keeps you grounded. Plant yourself in a firm foundation and watch how unshakeable and unstoppable you can be!

“By the grace God has given me, I laid a foundation as a wise builder, and someone else is building on it. But each one should build with care.” - 1 Corinthians 3:10

PHOEBE PHILO RESHAPED THE DESIGN FOR THE MODERN DAY WOMAN

Renowned British fashion designer, Phoebe Philo reigned French fashion houses, Chloe and Céline. Her tenure at Céline from 2008 to 2017 was iconic and is recognized to have some of the most memorable designs and looks of the house’s history. Before starting at Céline, she took a two year break from the fashion industry to honor and to focus on her maternity and marriage. She was given the opportunity to start at Céline with a new slate. As a working mother, what resonated with her is what women wanted to wear. She wanted minimalism and functionality in her designs. The elegance and luxury of the brand is understated yet confident. Philo is her own best model and designed clothes that were suitable to where she was in life.

POWER THOUGHT

Don’t confine yourself in society’s imaginary box. You have the ability to redesign yourself so that it can fit your happiness! Nurture your joy, don’t neglect it!

“She is clothed with strength and dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future. When she speaks, her words are wise, and she gives instructions with kindness. She makes belted linen garments and sashes to sell to the merchants. She makes her own bedspreads. She dresses in fine linen and purple gowns. Her husband is well known at the city gates, where he sits with the other civic leaders.” - Proverbs 31:22-26

DANILEIGH DIVINELY DIRECTED INTO THE RIGHT DIRECTION

The dancer and singer moved to Los Angeles at the age of 16 to start her career. She never had an idea of what role she would become, all she knew was she loved the arts, being creative, and being a dancer. DaniLeigh stayed committed to her game plan and had the ultimate breakthrough. She had the opportunity to be mentored by Prince and directed his video, “Breakfast Can Wait” at 18. Her R&B music style aims to empower women. DaniLeigh also has a portfolio of choreographing for other artists, collaborating with singers like Chris Brown, and she is well-rounded within her craft.

POWER THOUGHT

Set your intentions to achieve your dreams and commit to the plans in your heart!

"Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans." - Proverbs 16:3

YARA SHAHIDI THE ACTRESS & ACTIVIST SETS AN EXAMPLE

The actress, activist, and student of Harvard University, Yara Shahidi has broken ground not just in Hollywood but also in politics and organizing. Her career started at the young age of 9 years old, starring in a film with Eddie Murphy. Since then, she has starred in various films and plays the role of Zoey Johnson in black-ish and is the lead actress of the television spin-off series, grown-ish. Off the screen, she has a deep passion for politics and voter education. Her fearlessness brings out an activist that fights for the equality of people, advocating for their rights. She utilizes her platform to educate and inform her fans, allies, and the global community on current issues and what they can do to be a part of that change. Shahidi is an Iranian-African American who is close with her family, who are also in the entertainment industry. You can also spot her modeling for Prada campaigns or serving as a brand ambassador for Chanel. She is setting the example and empowering a generation to be compassionate, generous, and courageous to ensure equal rights for all.

POWER THOUGHT

Educating people can change the world, starting with yourself. Be willing to learn and equally teachable. Be a student of this life!

"The spiritually hungry are always ready to learn more, for their hearts are eager to discover new truths." - Proverbs 18:15

TYLER, THE CREATOR THE CONSTANT CREATION AND NEW COLLABORATIONS

Musician, producer, designer, and visual artist Tyler, the Creator added Coca Cola to his running list of brand collaborations. He produced the music that was used in their latest ad campaigns, making it a huge deal for him! This new project is a major addition to his ongoing list of work, individually and collectively. This is a refreshing sound that commercials need and he was honored to be a part of their vision.

Tyler, the Creator already has a strong history of partnering with brands. These companies trust his voice and art. When Tyler started his career with his friends, Odd Future, they worked together musically becoming a new sound for a rising generation. The group also collaborated with Cartoon Network and Vans to create refreshing content and products that they were genuinely interested in. He has worked with Converse for his own collection, GOLF le FLEUR*. The artist has a vision and is adamant about staying the course to make it happen without compromising who he is and his artistry.

POWER THOUGHT

Build with your community and co-create with one another. Challenge those in your life to exercise their skills and watch those muscles expand! Individually unique, collectively complete!

"It takes a grinding wheel to sharpen a blade, and so one person sharpens the character of another." - Proverbs 27:17

EMMA CHAMBERLAIN QUARANTINE STYLE MADE TO PERFECTION

Internet content creator and influencer, Emma Chamberlain had nothing but time during the quarantine season to perfect her wardrobe and create endless looks that shaped her personal style. Her experiment ended up becoming a self-discovery journey. Chamberlain was able to develop her personal style and work with what she already had in her wardrobe and went on a shopping frenzy once she learned more about her very intentional curated looks. Her fashion is everything from vintage to sportswear, from designer to popular Instagram brands. If she loves it, she will not hesitate to purchase it. Chamberlain recently partnered with Pacsun in a release of a collection that is an extension of her own personal closet. The collection showcases Emma’s love for fashion, DIY, and some of her favorite pieces, available at Pacsun for their women, men, and unisex sections.

POWER THOUGHT

Stay true to yourself and don’t let anyone define who you are! Your authenticity can transform the world!

“Don’t be pulled in different directions or worried about a thing. Be saturated in prayer throughout each day, offering your faith-filled requests before God with overflowing gratitude. Tell him every detail of your life, then God’s wonderful peace that transcends human understanding, will guard your heart and mind through Jesus Christ.” - Philippians 4:6-7

EVAN MOCK OPENING THE SPACE FOR REINVENTION

Starring in the reboot of Gossip Girl, Evan Mock is setting the stage for a different story in the upcoming series set to release later this year. This reboot will be more relatable to a generation that is outspoken, free, and setting the tone for the future. Mock's background speaks to the culture and youth, making him an act to follow. He is from Hawaii, a known surfer & skater, previously Travis Scott’s photographer, actor and model. His iconic look is his pink hair which caught the attention of his fans. His following took off when Frank Ocean posted a video of Mock on his Instagram with his iconic pink hair, both introduced through Tom Sachs. Mock is the brand owner of Sorry In Advance and has collaborated with Justin Bieber and Saint Laurent for photography and collaborative campaigns. His strong relationships with influencers, brands, and other celebrities have made him a trusted advisor to bringing their visions to life! Mock aspires to always reinvent himself and have the freedom of expression, whether it’s through his hairstyle, his personal style, or through his artistry.

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POWER THOUGHT

You are at the right place at the right time! Watch how every moment will lead you right where you need to belong. There is an awakening awaiting you to bring your dreams to life!

“I urge you, my brothers and sisters, for the sake of the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, to agree to live in unity with one another, and put to rest any division that attempts to tear you apart. Be restored as one united body living in perfect harmony. Form a consistent choreography among yourselves, having a common perspective with shared values.” - 1 Corinthians 1:10

JUSTIN BIEBER YOUR PAST STILL SERVES AS PURPOSE

Throughout his career, Justin Bieber always acknowledged his Christian foundation. Despite his past, he is not defined to it but he encourages his fans not to be ashamed of their past but let it be a reminder of God’s grace and goodness. The musician started his career at the young age of 13. Since then, his exposure to fame resulted in him growing up faster, developing a beautiful testimony of his life story. Just like many of us, we face trials and tribulations. Despite any of the hurt and pain he went through, he was redeemed and restored by God’s grace, acknowledging that God has brought him a long way. He shared, "let the forgiveness of Jesus take over and watch your life blossom into all that God has designed you to be.”

Justin outwardly speaks on his Christian beliefs and newfound relationship with Christ. He constantly shares words of encouragement to his fans through his social media and new music. A highlight of his testimony is the new chapter of his married life with wife, Hailey Bieber.

POWER THOUGHT

Don’t let your past shame you in your present or into your future. Let your past empower you today, knowing it serves a greater purpose to who you are and who you are becoming!

“Seek God while he’s here to be found, pray to him while he’s close at hand. Let the wicked abandon their way of life and the evil their way of thinking. Let them come back to God, who is merciful, come back to our God, who is lavish with forgiveness.” - Isaiah 55:6-7