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Jasmine Crowe is using her superpowers of vision and service to foster change and bring awareness to pressing socioeconomic issues such as poverty, education and hunger. In January 2017, Crowe created a technology company that aids in the elimination of hunger and reducing food waste. Goodr has diverted over one million pounds of food from landfills and…

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Kendall Bessent is an up-and-coming photographer to keep an eye on. Born and raised in Stone Mountain, Georgia, Bessent has boosted his photography career by working with local influencers and mainstream artists such as Wisdom ATL and Lil Baby. As Kendall Bessent’s photography business, Kengotrich, continues to grow, he manages to maintain full-time hours as…

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An avid cigar smoker for a decade, Octavia Toliver is the founder and CEO of HERficionado — a female-friendly cigar network whose platform has grown substantially in only two years. True to the growing culture of cigar events and promotions, Toliver grew tired of frequenting bars where she was among a handful of women outnumbered…

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Randy Williams is the world’s next business mogul in the making. As president of Talley & Twine, Williams has dominated the watch market since being featured in Essence, Ebony, Black Enterprise and Huffington Post. As a recipient of the CoVaBiz Community Impact Award and author of 7 Questions Every Young Leader Must Answer, Williams is striving to…

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Jacelyn Johnson is an A&R Executive for HitMaker Society Record Label, Creative Director of JahPenée Production, and the Agency Director of MTM Agency Minneapolis. As an overseer of many artists, Jacelyn is responsible for the discovery of many musical talents across all music genres. Born in Minneapolis, Jacelyn makes sure the influence of her musical…

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