Even if you are from the same neighborhood as someone else, you might still be coming from different places. Where you are from is a complicated question and it elicits complicated, but interesting and thought-provoking responses. We’ve shared some of those responses below.

Will Revilo” Harvey | 3D Artist and Motion Media Designer”

I’m originally from Dalton, a small town out in Northwest Georgia, where the idea and processes of motion graphics and 3D art are not familiar. That didn’t deter me though from wanting to pursue it and it became one of the catalyst to make me want to dive deeper into 3D and editing software. Read more>>

Megan McClary | Certified Personal Trainer | Business Owner – Megan It Healthy LLC

I was born in Atlanta, however, we moved to Colorado when I was just a few months old. I lived there till I was 17. At that age is when my mom and I moved back to Atlanta due to unfortunate financial distress causing us to lose our home. Read more>>

Shanequa Thomas | Mental Health Expert & Pillar of Hope

At heart I’m from a small country town in Georgia that has shaped my values and morals as a young woman. But my personality, open mind to try new things and explore who I am was shaped from where I was raised, Jacksonville, FL. Read more>>

‘Kechi | Music Artist & Songwriter

I was born and raised in the southwest suburbs of Chicago. Both of my parents are from Nigeria — Imo State, the heart of Igbo land. I grew up around an abundance of culture, both within my household and outside of it. Most of my friends come from immigrant homes, even though I was still the token Black kid. I also lived in Nigeria for over a year when I was 14/15, which was a very formative time in my life and really opened my eyes to a greater world perspective. I’ve seen leisure and struggle up close, and I carry that with me as a person and a creative artist. Read more>