Felicia Calvin: 2017 NPC Bikini Champion, Certified Personal Trainer, Travel Enthusiast, 100% Black Girl Magic

“You are much more capable than you realize. The body does what the mind dictates. So it’s critical to always think positive thoughts, no matter what challenges we face.” - Felicia Calvin Who is Felicia Calvin? I’m multi-faceted, love a challenge, and not afraid to go against the norm. I’m a lover of experiences. From … Continue reading Felicia Calvin: 2017 NPC Bikini Champion, Certified Personal Trainer, Travel Enthusiast, 100% Black Girl Magic

Rayvon Shelton II: Copywriter, Blogger, Black King, Creator of #CauseRaySaid

"Every black man is a king. Regardless of what society says, and despite what someone may have told us, we are royalty." - Rayvon Shelton II Who is Rayvon Shelton? I am the black guy from Chicago who decided to create his own narrative of the black male experience because he was tired of seeing … Continue reading Rayvon Shelton II: Copywriter, Blogger, Black King, Creator of #CauseRaySaid

William Kueho Yu: Asian-American Story Teller, Freelance Writer, Senior Strategist, Pioneer of #StarringJohnCho

"I am someone who is trying to tell the stories that I wish I knew." - William Kueho Yu  Last September, I had the honor to join Will, along with 26 other bright young leaders across diverse backgrounds as a 2016 ADCOLOR Future - a unique program that’s dedicated to identifying and nuturing the next … Continue reading William Kueho Yu: Asian-American Story Teller, Freelance Writer, Senior Strategist, Pioneer of #StarringJohnCho

Alexxa Walker: Storyteller, Travel blogger, Photographer, Wanderluster

"Don't let the images in the media, or lack of, fool you. Don't be afraid to be black, don't be afraid to be woman." - Alexxa Walker I love seeing wanderlusts like myself. Especially women of color making the world their oyster. A couple weeks ago I reached out to Alexxa Walker - a fellow … Continue reading Alexxa Walker: Storyteller, Travel blogger, Photographer, Wanderluster

Abena Boamah: Educator, Student, Creator

Hair and skincare products are must haves for me and you’ll always find both in my luggage while traveling. These are essential. Your body is your temple and can’t be replaced. Which is why it’s crucial to me to invest in self care. Another form of self love your body will thank you for. Which … Continue reading Abena Boamah: Educator, Student, Creator

Tai Beauchamp: Entrepreneur, Media Personality, Style Influencer, Lover of Life

  "I think it's important to acknowledge your gift at that moment in time, but then move forward to the next hilltop to climb." - Tai Beauchamp Who is Tai Beauchamp? An entrepreneur, celebrant of women, lover of life and champion of others.   Photo credit: MrBraxton What makes you jump out of bed every … Continue reading Tai Beauchamp: Entrepreneur, Media Personality, Style Influencer, Lover of Life

Kevin Lee: Marketing Manager, Mr. ADCOLOR, Visual Arts Enthusiast

“Don’t be afraid to bring your whole self.”  - Kevin Lee Who is Kevin Lee?  I'm a Marketing Manager at Digiday in New York where I lead strategy and execution of the Digiday Careers brand. I'm also an active leader and board member of multiple non-profit organizations including The Chinese Youth Club of Washington D.C. … Continue reading Kevin Lee: Marketing Manager, Mr. ADCOLOR, Visual Arts Enthusiast

Kori Coleman: Creative Strategist, Part-Time Socialite, Creator of Experiences

"That’s the beauty of authenticity. You have to ferociously seize the day using the talents and gifts you were given." - Kori Coleman Who is Kori Coleman? I'm a woman who wears many hats.  For my day job I'm an Associate Creative Strategist at a brand agency - agencyEA. I help brands develop the most engaging … Continue reading Kori Coleman: Creative Strategist, Part-Time Socialite, Creator of Experiences

Adu: Associate Creative Director & Creative Leader

Keep Shining’s goal is to spotlight inspirational individuals who are positive influencers, movers & shakers, creating movements and are unapologetically authentic in a world of sameness. Sometimes we need to remind ourselves that we are enough and not be afraid of letting our amazing talents shine! We’re excited to spotlight Adu - Associate Creative Director … Continue reading Adu: Associate Creative Director & Creative Leader