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Inspiring Stories from North Park, South Park, Kensington & Normal Heights

The heart of our mission at the SD Voyager is to find the amazing souls that breathe life into our city. In the recent weeks, we’ve had the privilege to connect with some of the San Diego’s finest artists, creatives, entrepreneurs and rabble rousers and we can’t begin to express how impressed we are with our city’s incredibly deep talent pool. Check out the rising stars from North Park, South Park, Kensington & Normal Heights below.Jenna Ryan

Jameson Schultz

Capturing those seconds from my perspective in a way that can tell a story or provoke emotion and one’s imagination is one of the greatest rewards I get from dragging my camera around. When I throw myself out into those insanely beautiful places, my surroundings pretty much do all of the heavy lifting. Read more>>

Max Love

My Mom reminded me of all the times that I practice yoga, on and off the mat, that I am a much softer, more open person. So, I took her advice and signed up for a single class at my regular studio. At first, my body tingled with the movements I was making, it had been a while, it was raw. Read more>>

Carl Kish

After graduating, I knew I wanted to take what we learned in surf and bring it to the mountains. Jess and I started working hard on the building blocks of the first sustainability certification for surf and snow destinations and events. In December 2013, we launched STOKE, and we’re celebrating our five-year anniversary with 24 members across 11 countries! Read more>>

Cheryl Key (MsSongbird)

I am proud to say I was born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi! I have been singing since I was about 11 years old. I have been inspired by a lot of great singers like Brandy, Jill Scott, Aretha Franklin, Fantasia and my all time favorite singer, Whitney Houston! I remember my 1st performance like it was yesterday. It was for our Senior Class Day. Read more>>

Jud Hailey

Music was always an outlet for me. From an early age, I would seek music as a way to express frustration, happiness, and love. I grew up during that angsty Seattle grunge rock era, watching Kurt Cobain perform on VH1 Unplugged while I struggled with puberty and math. Read more>>

Lia Chiccehitto

And that’s what I want to help women understand – we don’t need diets, food rules, and “cheat days.” If weight loss is your goal, you’ll naturally lose weight as you start to understand and nurture your body. Small and mighty mindset shifts and simple tweaks to your daily habits will get you to where you want to be. Read more>>

Geneviéve Jones-Wright

Through my life’s journey, I strive to show marginalized individuals everywhere that in life there are no limitations on your heights, except the ones you place on yourself. I launched my professional motivational speaking firm, Motivation.In.Action (MIA), because of this belief. Read more>>

Shelby Rothman

I have always been passionate about yoga. A few years ago, I got certified to be a yoga teacher and found my hardcore passion. As soon as I began to teach more and more, I started living my truth, my passion. When I discovered this, I didn’t want to find myself going back into a job or position that didn’t fulfill me like that. Read more>>

Javi Nunez

Hemlock has since become something special to me, and I can confidently say that we have had the pleasure of working with amazing bands, DJ’s, and venues, all while remaining true and not deviating from the initial goal of playing the music we want to play, surrounded by those we want to play it for. Read more>>

Marco (Marqui) Romero

A dream come true! Switching jobs between freelance design, working for the San Diego School District and other jobs. I have had this passion called “rollerblading” “fruitbooting” “blading” “insert other names here” introduce me to some of my favorite people and some amazing places. Read more>>


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