We had the good fortune of connecting with Marcia Polite and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Marcia, how do you think about risk?
I feel like life is one big risk within itself if you ask me . Life is so unpredictable that at anytime life can change in a instant for you . So if your contemplating something I say definitely go for it ! For me I know for a fact I took a huge risk moving from New Jersey to Atlanta Georgia by myself. That move definitely taught myself that sometimes you gotta risk it all and take that leap of faith.
Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
Hey guys I’m a freelance model from NJ but currently residing in Ga! I’ve been freelancing for the last few years and even though it has its ups and downs I completely love it . I love being able to express myself thru my art . I love being able to inspire others to go after what they truly love doing . I have been proud of the fact that I still make myself relevant after all these years . Because so many people who started around the same time as me has gave up but I’m still here . I’m not quite where I would like to be but I’m proud of the fact I haven’t gave up yet. Lessons I have learned is to always be who you are . Never change yourself for anyone or anybody . And to never give up on yourself.. when the world sees me I want them to know how determined I am to inspire others and how I just want to tell my story through the images I create.
If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
If you were to visit Atlanta I would have to take you to all the delicious food spots ! Because your girl loves to eat omg lol. Mary Mac tearoom is delicious for soul food and so is Hattie Marie. Krab Queenz Atl and Juicy Crab is really good for seafood too. We definitely would have to hit up the nightlife here because it so many places to go and catch a vibe . I would definitely also have to take you to some of our historical sites just so you can soke up the culture
Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
Omg am I allowed to choose two ? Lol it’s so hard . But first let me give a shout out to every last photographer that I have worked with. Shout out to them for allowing me to be me and helping me create some amazing images over these last few years. Thank you for inspiring me to become better . Also I want to shoutout Jontae Willingham for always making sure I’m ok and always pushing me to still pursue my dreams ❤️
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