We had the good fortune of connecting with Champagne Lace and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Champagne, how do you think about risk?
I believe risk taking is essential in order to evolve and grow as a human. It creates new opportunities & a life you could have only imagined. Taking risks has played a major role in my career. Without taking a leap of faith, I wouldn’t be where I am today! There is no cap on the things that can be achieved when you step out on faith and believe in yourself.

Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
As a personal trainer I get the opportunity to motivate and help others create healthy habits physically and mentally! I’m excited about what the future holds for me and my growing community. Self care has to be done in order to be able to constantly pour life into others. This journey hasn’t been the easiest, but it has been very rewarding. Keeping your faith and constantly reminding yourself of your “why” will keep you grounded through the challenging times. Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard, that’s my story! I worked extremely hard and I’ve sacrificed a lot and this is only the beginning.

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
Ooohh! So many fun and exciting things to do here! I’m a huge fan of the Botanical Gardens. I enjoying hiking, so we’ll definitely check out Stone Mountain and a few other trails throughout the city. I’m also a foodie, so we have to hit up Roc South, Cultivate, and Flowerchild because they are some of my favorite spots to eat at. And of course, we’re pulling up to the hottest gym in the city, FINAO, to get a crazy workout in.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I want to first give a major shoutout to God for giving me direction & strength to walk the path He set for me! I also want to thank God for aligning me with my mentor, Simplytone. She is a vessel and the amount of energy, time, & dedication she has poured into me has played a pivotal role in where I am today and where I am headed!

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