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Inspiring Stories from Mattapan

The heart of our mission at the BostonVoyager 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 Boston’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 Mattapan and surrounding areas below.

Steven M. Wilson Jr.

The entire Go Get It movement started 15 years ago with a simple thought process. The process began when Founder and CEO, Steven M. Wilson Jr, was always asked by people within his circle to consult on different small business ventures. Read more>>

Carlee Carvalko

I’ve always been into the arts, ever since I was a child. I was a heavy set kid growing up, and other kids in my school weren’t exactly the nicest about it. However, I always excelled in visual arts and I knew from an early age I could sing, so I found comfort and confidence in performing and creating art. Read more>>

Shereen Russell

Jewelry comes in many shapes, colors, sizes, and materials. With an infinite possibility of combinations and styles, we set out to make jewelry that tells your story in your voice, at the right volume. We don’t believe that your pieces should be so loud that it drowns out the rest of your ensemble. Read more>>

N. Sean Glover

I’m an artist, a father, and a teacher. My father is a retired Marine and my mother is a retired pediatric nurse. I grew up in five different places across the U.S., the last place I lived when growing up was Northern Virginia. Read more>>

Danny Rivera

I began singing around the age of five. I was always intrigued by the different interpretations of the voice and how much skill it takes to exercise it. Growing up in the church really gave me the opportunity to discover my love and passion for music and gift to sing. Read more>>

Kurt Faustin

My story started long before my business – growing up, I went through different experiences that I would later learn many people could relate to. I didn’t realize that this collection of memories and the ability to share them would be something that other people could connect to so strongly. Read more>>

Anthony Jean, Erikson Jean, renell Jean

I started Djing when i was 16 , my dad who is also a DJ would set his equipment up in my room when we lived in Dorchester , and i would watch him and found it fascinating how would make his mixes. But before i started Djing i would go to the Bahama Beach Club with my Dad carrying his records. Read more>>

Nivdarla Anselme

My love for beauty began as a child. I would watch patiently as my aunt attended MaryKay consultations and later used her makeup to put together looks that I would showcase to her and my mother. Over the years my interest in beauty continued to grow, but as more research came out about the harmful effects of certain ingredients used in many products, I began to slowly switch to natural based products. Read more>>

Constance Smith

Growing up, I have always had a knack for fashion; especially with constantly being referred to as the “diva.” I certainly give credit to my family for never forcing me to be someone who I was not. Their unwavering support has allowed me to stand firm in my unique power of self – my self. Read more>>

Donte Fountain

I’ve always been fascinated with cameras and taking pictures even at a young age, however it wasn’t until I took pictures at my cousin’s Brettney & Shadi’s wedding that I discovered photography was my passion. I later then bought my first Nikon DSLR camera and with the help of my friend and colleague Nemline, Capture 412 Media was created. Read more>>

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