As far as my name being my name, I always knew that it was different but I didn't classify it as anything else. I said well my name is pretty unique... no one else has my name. I didn't really realize that my name was "ghetto" until I got to Howard University. It wasn't until someone said something like, "Oh! You don't really look like your name!" ...So I guess that's when I knew.Read More
I had been told by my parents when I was younger, that my name meant 'different.' But as I got older, I was given a more sort of poetic term for my name, which is 'unique.' 'Different' is still that outcasted sentiment that I felt for so long.Read More
I feel because people tell me, "Oh! You're name is so cool!" that I have some kind of standard to live up to. I don't think that I'm cool. I just do my thing. I love to draw and create and everything else, but I don't want my name to make me have to be someone or something. When I was younger people said, "With that name you have to be famous."
And I'm like no, I just want to be me.Read More