We had the good fortune of connecting with Leon Holmes “Quince” and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Leon, what is the most important factor behind your success?
The most important factor behind my success is the constant question, “What will someone onlooking take from whatever I say and/or do?” It’s all too common to just want to be successful at something you’re passionate about but it’s another level when you move & speak with the consideration of those that will one day hear & see you. That factor alone can condition you to be an even better you that you did not know even existed.
Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
I actually film off the skate floor. The brand “Skating Iz Essential MG” spawns from my day to day life of shooting commercials for local businesses, weddings, seminars etc. With less than 3 years in this profession, I’ve successful filmed over 500 projects underneath the “Shot By Kickback TV, LLC.” brand.
I’ve always had this hustlers ambition pumping through my veins. This ride has not been easy & I wouldn’t have it any other way!! What I’ve encountered has conditioned me to weather the many storms that may come.
I want the world to know that no matter where story begins, you control the narrative…now write & narrate your success for its an inspiration to those to come.
Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
Well I’m from Savannah, Georgia. So visiting my city you can’t go wrong with “River Street” or the Downtown area. Our “JW Marriott” has a museum inside that I’ve yet to grow tired of, it’s both interactive & consuming. Further south is “Odyssey Lounge 2.0” where a more mature crowd gathers for good vibes & good intentions. Other then that the city itself is a big tourist location, so you’ll always find something intriguing…from our mini mansions to Tybee Island where our beach is located.
Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
I want to thank my mom, Mary Griffin, she’s been the back bone of my success from the beginning. If I dreamed it she’d make the sacrifices to invest emotionally, financially & the most important of all…MOTHERLY. She pours confidence into me, especially with me being the only child. “I have so much more to prove” is the mindset I often walk with daily because of my mother.