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StoryIntro


My story in 7 pictures.

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StoryIntro


My story in 7 pictures.

For a professional bio, click here
For my story, keep scrolling. 

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Story1


 

I'm a preacher's kid and Daddy's girl. 

I grew up outside of Washington DC with two dope parents - my own personal Claire Huxtable and a father who started our church when I was 9 months old. I wanted to be just like him. 

 

 

Story1


 

I'm a preacher's kid and Daddy's girl. 

I grew up outside of Washington DC with two dope parents - my own personal Claire Huxtable and a father who started our church when I was 9 months old. I wanted to be just like him. 

 

 

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Story2


 

 

When I was 16, my whole life changed. 

My father had a sudden heart attack while preaching a sermon in the pulpit on a January Sunday morning. As he fell to the ground, his very last words were: "New life. New life." I'll never forget that moment. 

Story2


 

 

When I was 16, my whole life changed. 

My father had a sudden heart attack while preaching a sermon in the pulpit on a January Sunday morning. As he fell to the ground, his very last words were: "New life. New life." I'll never forget that moment. 

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Story3


I started my career in politics, policy & activism. 

After working full time, holding down a full course load and graduating with student debt into a recession (Hello, Adulting!), I started a career in national politics focused on Millennials.

And people started to notice. 

Story3


I started my career in politics, policy & activism. 

After working full time, holding down a full course load and graduating with student debt into a recession (Hello, Adulting!), I started a career in national politics focused on Millennials.

And people started to notice. 

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Story4


Things got very fancy, very fast. 

I was working my butt off sharing messages of empowerment and justice, running an organization, raising millions of dollars for the work, traveling all over the world, taking meetings in the White House, consulting with Fortune 500 companies, and was a regular tv commentator.  All by 25.

But secretly I wasn't happy. 

Story4


Things got very fancy, very fast. 

I was working my butt off sharing messages of empowerment and justice, running an organization, raising millions of dollars for the work, traveling all over the world, taking meetings in the White House, consulting with Fortune 500 companies, and was a regular tv commentator.  All by 25.

But secretly I wasn't happy. 

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New Page


So one day, I just quit.  

The truth is that I was making little to no money, was creatively uninspired and was tired of being a mascot for a system that was so disconnected from the things that really touch people's hearts. I remembered my daddy's last words and decided that it was time for a "new life". 

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So one day, I just quit.  

The truth is that I was making little to no money, was creatively uninspired and was tired of being a mascot for a system that was so disconnected from the things that really touch people's hearts. I remembered my daddy's last words and decided that it was time for a "new life". 

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Story5


For two years I studied, listened and learned.

I left DC for sunny Los Angeles and learned everything I could about digital media. I started writing for Time Magazine, became an editor at Upworthy, the fastest growing digital media company in history and interviewed hundreds of people from all walks of life about the fears, passions, ambitions and hopesthat defined this diverse, tech savvy generation.  

Story5


For two years I studied, listened and learned.

I left DC for sunny Los Angeles and learned everything I could about digital media. I started writing for Time Magazine, became an editor at Upworthy, the fastest growing digital media company in history and interviewed hundreds of people from all walks of life about the fears, passions, ambitions and hopesthat defined this diverse, tech savvy generation.  

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Storyfinal


And now here we are. 

I'm using my expertise in media, politics, faith and culture to create content that helps the #newevery1 live powerful, spirit-driven, radical lives. 

I think (I hope...) my Daddy would be proud. 

Storyfinal


And now here we are. 

I'm using my expertise in media, politics, faith and culture to create content that helps the #newevery1 live powerful, spirit-driven, radical lives. 

I think (I hope...) my Daddy would be proud.