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

Hi Desjanae, any advice for those thinking about whether to keep going or to give up?
I don’t give myself an option to have a choice to give up. If I keep going or give up , it’ll hurt either way , so I rather hurt for the better.

Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
I’m most proud of just really being dedicated to the things I set my mind on. I always been consistent and always learned different ways to get better. For example watching YouTube influencers and watching tiktok and Instagram videos. It wasn’t always easy but you have to be strong within your mind to keep focus. I learned that no matter if you do something good or bad somebody will always have something to say or talk about, so why not give them something to talk about. I want the world to know that I’m a young adult learning the ways to be successful, I’m not perfect, very practical , I have a lot to offer at my table and I wanna show the world who I am as an individual and the talents that I can bring to the world.

If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
I like to go to rooftops , bonefire , and nice chill vibed lounges.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I will like to give recognition to my mother “Nichelle Taylor”, a strong independent African women. When I was younger I always wanted to be like my mom, I use to watch my mom literally make “wine out of water”, she can literally take any bad situation into a good one and she always went after what she wanted for me and my brother and seeing that hustle, dedication, and drive from her I couldn’t help but to carry on the habitats of her hustle.  Thank you mom! I love you forever !

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