We asked folks about legacy and what they want people to remember about them. We’ve shared some of those responses below.

Jay Snipes | Author & Journalist

I actually pose this same question in my book, Generation Motivation: Minutes of Motivation. I think the incomparable Jackie Robinson said it best, “A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.” That quote really resonated with me. This is why I have chosen to be an author and journalist. Read more>>

M’mah Mary Sylla |  Cannabis Retail

Legacy When most people speak of Legacy they often compare it to material value, and/or western traditions. When I think of my legacy, I want to be remembered for all the things monetary value could never buy. I want people to know that there is not one thing that I could not do. Read More>>

DENA WILLIAMS | Graphic Designer & Make-up Artist

I want my legacy to be remembered as a beautiful soul who impacted lives with my life experiences and creativity. A woman of faith – through my pain and personal struggles, with God’s strength I was able to get through anything. A relentless hardworking creative who never gave up on her dreams. Read more>>

Michael Jackson II | Writer & Photographer

I want my legacy to be something that would simply inspire someone else to go after what could be the best part of what they could bring into this world. Growing up I would often think back on how my inspirations in literature and art influenced and cultivated my own writing style. Icons whose work that has been referenced throughout countless media. Legends whose words continue to inspire generations long after their death. I’ve always said my main creative purpose was to eventually be the reason a kid decided to flourish creatively. To be for someone else that my icons have been for me and others. For my work to resonate in the hearts of generations. Read more>>