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Inspiring Stories from Kendall

The heart of our mission at VoyageMIA 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 Miami’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 inspiring stories from Kendall below.

Michael Gonzalez

I am here to tell you that the cliche is true. “Do what you love and you won’t have to work a day in your life.” As a kid, I was always attracted to the fields where the men had to wear suits. It was always something I knew I wanted to do, I knew I wanted to be a businessman. Read more>>

Niurka Castaneda

I grow up in Cuba and I come from a family of entrepreneurs and artists. My grandfather was a poet, my parent’s Cuban entrepreneurs. They were very resourceful people and why I believe I have been enterprising and artistic. My family moved to Miami because of the political and social situation. Read more>>

Alexis Avellaneda

Photography has always been a form of art that I’ve been drawn to, there’s just something about being able to capture a moment in time that really feeds my soul. My grandmother gave me my first digital camera when I was about twelve and I took it everywhere I went. Read more>>

Jeannette Fiallo

I was in a professional dance partnership for about two years. We ended the partnership for many personal reasons. At this point, I had to make a decision. To fight for my career as a solo artist or simply take a break. I’ve been training and dancing for about 20 years. Read more>>

Genesis Quinones

It all started. When I started managing a local boutique in Miami my junior-senior year. I was selling clothes from left to right and managing employees. Then, one day out of the blue I got invited to go with my boyfriend to a job opening. I wasn’t sure what the job entailed till I got there. Read more>>

Samuel Lee Fudge

I was raised in South Miami Heights, also known as “Exit 12”. I have lived in almost every apartment complex within 200th street. Though Infatuated with television images; I grew a strong admiration for the world in which television characters lived. Desperately wanting to join that world. Read more>>

Dre Vendetta

I’ve been a DJ for over ten years, DJ live venues, private events, held multiple residencies all over Miami. Venues such as Doral Hooters, Brass Tap, Club Space, Jazid, Will Call, Drakes, Dolphin Mall, Bayside, & more. Over the years as an independent performer. Read more>>

Kalen Currie

CSauce Supply started on the back end of 2016. All summer I constructed logos, ideas, a web to start my journey on FAMU’s campus. All I ever wanted to do in this life is be me and I do that anyway but with my brand, I can do it out loud for the next person. Read more>>

Desiree Rodriguez

Over six years ago, I was breaking out in hives and developing small patches of skin rashes randomly on my arms and legs on a daily basis and didn’t know why. I went to my doctor and they couldn’t figure out why this was happening to me either. Instead of trying to figure out the root cause of my problems. Read more>>

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