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

Hi Shakale, what is the most important factor behind your success?
Connection with God. And one’s connection with self. Self control is key along this journey. You’ll experience so many trials on different levels. Don’t lose yourself or your sole purpose from which you first started. Take some time off to regroup but never lose sight of what you first set out to do. The gospel keeps me leveled!

What should our readers know about your business?
SwaggBoy Clothing. A brand. I was inspired by so much of the 2000s flare, looks, aesthetics, people, artists, gospel. I’m set apart by the versatility that I push for my brand. The love and energy shown throughout these last 2 years is unmatched. Jesus is real. I’m excited for what the future holds. God’s plan for my life, to the world, will be fulfilled. I got this far through prayer, humility, and love from so many people and stand-out individuals that want to see me win. I reap what I sow. I have so many plans on pouring back into my supporters and people watching. Only a matter of time. God’s timing is always right. So far, it ain’t easy! Not gon’ put on like it is. But don’t let that hinder you. It made me a beast! And will do the same for the next person. Trust the process, I promise you it’s worth it! I have learned the biggest, HARD WORK PAYS OFF. Don’t ever stop. Can’t stop, won’t stop. Going gets tough, you get tougher. I want the world to know that God exists. He the biggest. The greatest. Love.

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.
I live outside of Atlanta, a lot of spots are still new to me. Anytime I’m in the city, Downtown ATL is the move. My most recent spot is Atlanta Breakfast Club! Nightlife through the city be the best too. No specific list, it’s always motion, so we go with the flow.

The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
Jamie Darisaw! Da one and only.

Website: swaggboyclothing.com

Instagram: @swaggboyclothing_ @shakalelewis_

Twitter: @swaggboyshak_

Facebook: Shakale Lewis

Other: Email: slshakalelewis@gmail.com

Image Credits
@starthestar Jamie Darisaw

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