Author, Entrepreneur & Media Maven
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I'm a woman who decided on exactly what she wanted to do, and who she wanted to be. There was no major for it at any college or university, yet I figured out how to make it a business. Overtime, I self taught myself how to be the best at it and now brands and business seek me out.
Create your reality on your own terms & everything will fall into place as it should. It costs you nothing to believe in yourself. Know that your dreams are never really as far away as you think.
Beyond humbled to be the recipient of the @blackenterprise social influencer award being given to me in October. blackenterprise.com/techconnext
Thrilled to be partnering with @KSwiss for their new campaign highlighting entrepreneurs like my myself! Spoke a goal from high school into existence, never letting society or my environment limit my potential on the greatness that I saw for myself. Always be excited for the next chapter in your life, especially when you're the author of your book called life. #GenerationK
Did you catch me and @BlogXilla debating music or the message during @tvonetv#Unsung tonight during our new ford commercial. Tune in every week to join the convo!
My new executive sneaker campaign with @KSwiss launched at @AgendaShow today! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
I remember KSwiss being my shoe choice in high school… Fast forward to me having a full-fledged campaign and shoe. Speak your goals and dreams into existence, partnered with hard work. All things are possible! So glad to be partnering with @Kswiss!
So much joy in my heart by becoming the third and the youngest recipient in the last 25 years to receive the key to the City of Elizabeth, NJ. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Overwhelmed with so much excitement by this surprise, and honored to share this occasion with my family, friends and peers. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Thank you Bella, Stan, Valerie, First Republic Restaurant, Hennessy, Wanda, Keeyah, Carnegie Pr, Miram, Claudia, Emnt13 & Krissy for creating incredible evening. #karengotthekey
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We officially had our first #LiveCivilDay in my hometown on Elizabeth, NJ! With the assistance of @jrdup21 we were able to help three basketball organizations in the city (100 kids) by gifting them customized new @adidashoops uniforms, basketball sneakers, gym bag, practice attire, Beats By Dre Powerbeats, and supply of Gatorade; everything a young player needs to come on/off the court looking their best w/o their parents feeling the financial strain. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
San Antonio Spurs @teamslowmo was on hand helping coach and sharing the importance of a healthy lifestyle. While Kyrie Irving donated a signed game jersey to the half court shot winner.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #LiveCivilDay is now officially recognized in Brooklyn, Haiti and Elizabeth, New Jersey! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Special thanks to our sponsors: BellaWorks!, Adidas, Beats By Dre, Gatorade, Python Luxury, DJ DNellz, MDV Cakes, Pineapple Express BK, Kenneth Wynn, Mouse Jones, and The Pat Perkins-Auguste Civic Association. : @kennethwynn_
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It was such an honor to serve as the commencement speaker of the largest graduating class ever witnessed in the city of Elizabeth, NJ. Thank you to the Board of Education for having me and to the class of 2017. On this special day my task today is to help build you. We live in a time where both the possibilities and the problems are endless. The same generation that is brought together instantly by the power of the internet and social media, is being torn apart at its core, by the spread of evil and injustice. The same platforms that grant us glimpses into the lives of our idols, also broadcast the hatred of our rivals. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
My piece of advice to you is to be mindful of the content you consume. The world is literally at your fingertips. Spend as much time following the people who are where you want to be, as you do the people who are where you were. Create the life and change you want, both in yourself and in the world. A lifestyle that is built on faith, freedom, fun and flaws. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
May confidence be your lifestyle. May patience be your virtue, and may validation be only for parking. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Congratulations to the class of 2017!
I stopped by @Villa_SouthSt for a Q+A with @Munch215 and a special meet & greet with my fans. Guest were able to snap photos with me, get signed copies of #BeYouLiveCivil, and gain valuable knowledge from my personal struggles and triumphs, as well as career advice. Swipe Left and head over to facebook.com/KarenCivil for more photos. | Hair: @dollhouse_hair_care
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Life was meant for good friends and great adventures..see more on @travelwithcivil