Webster doesn’t know everything. Some words can’t be defined by a dictionary. Rather they are defined by our values, ethos, and principles. We asked hidden gems from the community about how they define success and have shared their responses below.

Kendry Broadwater | Plus size model/ Influencer

I would have never thought of being a model! As a youth I struggle so much with the way looked. Growing up in a small town such as Camilla, Ga. The only dream I had was getting old enough to move out of the abusive household the I was in. I also had Acne really bad so model was definitely out of the question . I gave modeling trying after going to get my makeup done for the first time , the makeup artist told me I should be a model and every since then I have been Modeling . Read more>>

DeOnte Newsom | Model

Earl Nightingale, one of my favorite authors and speakers, defined success
as “The progressive realization of a worthy ideal”. Simply put, a success is anyone who sets out to do that which they aspire to do because they decided
to do it. Society has conditioned us to believe that success is determined by achieving certain accolades or earning a certain amount of money. Consequently, we chase materialism only to realize that material is not success at all. Read more>>

sreedhanya | Singer-Songwriter

To me, success is doing what makes me happy. Making music and sharing it with people who connect with it is a magical feeling, and I know that is exactly what I am meant to do. Read more>>