We asked some of the most creative folks we know to open up to us about why they chose a creative career path. Check out their responses below.

April Smith | Singer & Teacher

I honestly can say that I didn’t choose to be a singer. That choice was made before me before I was born. I’ve said multiple times that I was blessed to have two careers. I am a school teacher and absolutely love being one, but that didn’t mean that I wasn’t planning to pursue music. If I never taught another day in my life, I would be able to adjust my life. However, if I never sang another day in my life….well let’s just say that I wouldn’t consider that living. Because of this, being a singer has always been one of my priorities. Although I had to take a long break from pursuing music full time, I never lost sight of it. now I am back working in music full time and couldn’t be happier! Read more>>

Cydney Hanks | Entrepreneur

I’ve been a creative ever since I can remember. I remember doodling designs in my diary at age six and falling in love with writing at age ten. The thrill of being able to draft something up and put my own spin and style on it was what enticed me most. To be able to bring something from my mind to the world in a physical form was more satisfying than anything I could ever do. That’s why I had to start my business. I knew that even if I never sold a thing, I’d be completely fulfilled knowing that I brought a vision of mine to life. Read more>>