Updated 75 days ago
I was born and raised in Sacramento, California by a single mother. Growing up I watched her endure a lot, but her strength and positive outlook on life inspired me. We didn't have it easy by any means but my mother always instilled in me that if I work hard enough I can do anything I put my mind to. The positive affirmations she provided, allowed me to truly believe in my own potential. Thus not allowing my circumstances to become excuses, but rather motivation. That mindset has gotten me to where I am today, and will continue to get me to where I want to be... I have always been interested in sneakers since a kid. Designs, colors, materials, and Nike's brilliant marketing of the 90's captivated me. I was unable to get the shoes I wanted growing up because my mom couldn't afford them. So when I started making my own money I started collecting sneakers. Today my collection is over 200 pairs. But in 2011, I was attending a junior college and had no idea what I wanted to do with my..