Juneteenth

Each day leading up to Juneteenth, we will highlight Houstonians who have impacted their city and set the trend wherever they are.

Larry C. Stephens, Jr. has over 25 years of banking experience and is the Regional President for South Texas at Hancock Whitney Bank. Larry has worked for Hancock Whitney in total for over 18 years.

Founding member  and creative director of the Waxaholics DJBIGREEKS is not only a DJ BUT an entrepreneur, music director and curator. You can always find him supporting, promoting or championing a black business.

Sgt 1st Class Huddleston is firm in his commitment to being all he can be by constantly improving his status as a Soldier and leader. With the intent of helping others maximize their potential, he became a Recruiter for the U.S. Army.

As a graduate of Sam F. Austin State University and Full Sail DJ Teddi was destined to make music her business. As the stadium DJ for a number of professional sports teams in Houston she has made herself a house hold name.

Named one of the greatest investors of this generation, Ian Dunlap has made his mission to empower our community with financial literacy.

Make a toast to one of Houston’s tastemakers. Steve Rogers is not only the owner The Bar 5015 in the historic 3rd Ward district.

Lex P and Drea Nicole are Houston natives making waves in the podcast space. With their weekly show Pour Minds these 2 friends talk about everything from relationships, dating, music, current events and more.

As Managing partner at Hustle to the Top Marketing he works with small business owners and entrepreneurs, advising them on Instagram strategies designed to turn followers into buyers Adams’ experience in social media marketing includes several major brands, including Ciroc, Don Julio, RAPSNACKS and Moët & Chandon

Ranard Hardman aka @nardgotsole on IG, is one of the most talented designers in the city. “One day, I was, like I said, working at Target, and I decided it was time for me to leave this job.

The stand out for Los Angeles Lakers has been making impact with his team for years. Recently Jarred made the decision to give back to his community through Jarred Vanderbilt Foundation.

You know Terry even if you don’t know Terry. Somebody you know in the city of Houston has either been impacted, changed or encouraged by Terry. As the co-founder of the League HTX , entrepreneur, author, trainer, husband, and father he has demonstrated and modeled what it means to impact in the midst of opposition […]