Shawnte’ Hernton Wardrobe Consultant turned Business Consultant

Shawnte’ Hernton has expanded her business and is now helping women of color structure their businesses. Shawnte’s mission is to assist in alleviating the financial stress of running a business by helping establish a foundation through grants and building business credit.

She continuously educates herself to enhance and build her knowledge in constructing businesses. When she is not focused on her business, she takes pride in spending time with her family. 

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Bossed UP Featuring Robert Harris

Being Bossed Up is all about following your dreams and crushing your goals.
I’d like for you to meet Robert Harris; he’s an entrepreneur and philanthropist. Originally from Rock Hill, South Carolina, and currently living in Conway, South Carolina, he attended Coastal Carolina University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications/Music. Throughout college, he learned how to network, communicate and build his business skills.

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Bossed UP Featuring Genesis

Genesis is a Singer, Songwriter, and Motivational speaker following her calling and staying BOSSED UP! Genesis calls Atlanta home, but she currently resides in Columbia, South Carolina, where she is constantly on the go. Like any other average person, she works throughout the day and is continually building her brand throughout her free time. Before I meet Genesis, I heard a poem she had written, and I thought it was pretty dope. Before pursuing a career in singing, Genesis was a spoken word artist under Miss Understood for three years.  Continue reading “Bossed UP Featuring Genesis”

Bossed UP Featuring Domonique Janaya

She Slay, Pray, and Proceed! She is a Girl Boss to be reckoned with! Meet Domonique Janaya, a creative self-starter in all things from Charleston, South Carolina. She’s a very spiritual and influential individual who steps out on faith to make her dreams and goals come true. This entrepreneur is Bossed UP and on her grind to grow her brand.  When Domonique graduated from undergrad, she … Continue reading Bossed UP Featuring Domonique Janaya

Bossed UP Featuring Elsie Mufuka

Meet Dance professional Elsie Mufuka from Gardens Corner, South Carolina! She is the creative director and owner of MufukaWorks Dance Company, an Afro Russe Dance Company that uses Dance to tell stories. Elsie attended Coker College, where she studied Dance. After college, she received several opportunities to travel, Dance, lead, and teach. One of Elsie’s opportunities and adventures lead her to Johannesburg, South Africa, where she danced … Continue reading Bossed UP Featuring Elsie Mufuka

Bossed UP Featuring Ebony Delong

Meet Ebony Delong, an entrepreneur, and mother of two beautiful girls. She is the owner of a beauty and hair business, A Nu’ Braid. Ebony is from Bronx, New York but moved to South Carolina at a young age. She has over 12 years of experience in doing hair. After high school, Ebony received her cosmetologist license and later proceeded to get her business license. With her business license, she expanded her business by developing custom wigs and her beauty products. Ebony makes all of her products by hand; she has a natural product line of soaps, beard oils, body washes, bath bombs, face masks, and many more. Her hair product line includes conditioners, shampoos, and pomades. Then there are some miscellaneous products like her dread-loc detoxes and incense. Ebony was recently able to get her beauty line in local stores, and she continues to expand her business outside of her local area. Ebony has gone through a lot in life, but she continues to push herself to stay strong and make her dreams happen. Things are on the up for her, and that is because she has a BOSS mindset. Continue reading “Bossed UP Featuring Ebony Delong”

Bossed UP Featuring Ciera Young

Ciera Young is a BOSS, and she knows it! She is a freelance photographer, certified MUA, Owner of FanCee The Brand, newly published author of Cheers To Him, and a mom of two beautiful young girls (Chloe and Chyla).

She is always on the go, but she spends it getting creative with her makeup and spending time with her girls during her free time. She is from a small town in South Carolina, where she currently resides. Ciera graduated from Coastal Carolina University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication and a minor in journalism.

February 24th was the release of Cheers To Him, and the love from family, friends, and readers were terrific. In her book, Ciera shares the relationship experiences that helped her grow and develop into the person she is and still becoming.  Continue reading “Bossed UP Featuring Ciera Young”

Bossed UP Featuring Tabitha D. James

Tabitha is very dedicated to what she does; she believes her work is God’s calling. A traditional 9 am to 5 pm job is not her dream. She works day and night to make her dreams and aspirations come true while changing the lives of others. She released her first book, Not Posted S.E.A.S.O.N.S of The Untold, in July 2017, and her feedback and success are beyond what she can imagine. Tabitha is a mentor to young girls in her hometown Lake View, South Carolina, and the surrounding areas through S.H.E Are Me Mentoring.

She is also the founder of 1 Am S.H.E! February 4, 2018, marked the two-year anniversary of 1 Am S.H.E business. With all of the incredible things she has done and the things she has planned, I decided to meet up with the entrepreneur. 

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Bossed UP Featuring Cynthia O

Cynthia O is indeed Bossed UP and tends to wear many hats! She is the author of “Free As An Uncaged Bird” and Founder of Beyond Empowerment. Everything Cynthia does is done with passion and purpose. After graduating from Coastal Carolina University, she knew she desired to work with young people in some form of compacity. Outside of operating her nonprofit and writing books, Cynthia … Continue reading Bossed UP Featuring Cynthia O

Bossed UP Featuring Rachel Gibbs

I Journi would like to introduce you all to the CEO of Gibbs Financial Fitness and three times author Rachel Gibbs from Columbia, South Carolina.   More money doesn’t have to mean more problems. Yes, you read that right. It’s the mismanagement of funds that can make you feel like you’re stuck in a fast-paced game of Tetris. Think about it. We all start with an … Continue reading Bossed UP Featuring Rachel Gibbs