It’s easy to get caught up in the day to day, but it’s important to stop and ask: what’s the end goal? Knowing where you are trying to go is step one in getting there and so we’ve asked some folks we admire to tell us their end goal and where they want to be by the end of their careers.

Jen O’Neill Smith | Comedian and Co-host of the Dumb Love Podcast

As someone that works a full time day job, does stand up comedy at night, co-hosts a podcast, and co-produces a comedy festival…I just want one job. ONE JOB that I love doing. My dream is to be able to support my family while doing something creative that I enjoy doing full time. That’s atypical for creative endeavors but I’m working on it. Read more>>

Tahir “Mr. Legacy” Murray | CEO of LegacyHistoryPride

My goal is for LegacyHistoryPride(LHP) to be the face of HBCU lifestyle and fashion. I want to continue using the brand’s platform to share the stories and excellence that is rooted in the HBCU DNA. I would love to collaborate and work with other brands as a way to shine a greater light on the culture in a way that has never been done before. When people go back for Homecomings, visit their school, or are an incoming freshmen, I want LHP to be the first brand they think of buying to truly rep their school and community in the most unapologetic and fashionable way possible. Read more>>

Courtney Rhodes | Co-Founder of C & D | The Agency

The end goal is to leave a legacy that my daughter, family, and community will feel inspired by and better off because they were apart of it. Read more>>