We had the good fortune of connecting with Darnell Brown and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Darnell, how do you think about risk?
Taking risk is like walking into the abyss, I think about risk as just having faith in things that are not seen but that are hoped for.

The very first time I told myself I’m going to invest in “ME” is the role I took in taking a risk because you don’t know what lies behind that.

Taking a risk on myself has helped both my life & my career so much and the reason for that is because I’ve never done it before, granted I’ve went to school and played sports so yes I’ve took a risk in those areas but in life and making real life decisions regarding my future was never attempted.

Once I start betting on myself doors started opening that I’ve never seen before.

Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
It’s a famous quote out there, it says “ Men & Women are all created equal some just work Harder in preseason.” so to answer that question I think my work ethic & Drive is what sets me apart because I am willing to take it there.

What I am most proud of is being able to go from literally nothing to evolving into the man I am today, I’m proud of everything that I went through to get me to where I am right now.

How did I get here? Well what I can say is, it was a lot of long nights being down bad not having no money trying to trust In God and believing that he didn’t take me this far to leave me, I remember I was about to be homeless and I just broke down and told God like bruh I don’t have nothing left and if you can bring me through this one I’ll make sure I for fill my purpose and now I’m here doing what I live to do! That’s how I got to where I am today it was persistence.

It was never easy for me I grew up separated from my family in foster Care I’ve been taking Ls from birth but one of the only things I can say is what helped me is seeing my mom Go from being on Drugs for yrs to being almost 20 years clean and sober, she fought against all the Odds & Won. That’s what help me over come.

Some lessons that I’ve learned was always remain yourself, keep your integrity intact, face everything with your chin up and chest poked out, fear nothing but God & love thy neighbor.

What I would like for somebody that doesn’t know me to know is that through it all I overcame & I am still walking this tight rope til this day, I am not perfect but one thing about me, I’m not gone Give into the Pressures of this World I am the Head & not the tail the above only and Never the beneath when you see me just know whatever accomplishments I have you can have too !

I also would want somebody that doesn’t know me to know that my Brand is based on being able to create something that will be around and admired for a life time, I pride myself on creating and forfilling peoples visions, also my brand represents the culture of where I am from, I hope when you see my brand you see me and all of my defeats in life but how I still pushed to be great and that’s what I would like the viewer to see what they see me & my brand

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
Well for one it’s all about views so if I was to suggest anything it would be to drive down PCH and enjoy the view or hit up Runyon canyon for a great hike & a view it’s really a two for one type of thing and if you hungry it’s all type of food places but if you healthy hit up simply salad on slauson or simply wholesome On slauson and over hill and if you want to chill and relax at a park or something go to Jesse Owens that’s where I grew up at and far as night life once everything fully opens up from this pandemic I would go to the regal movie theater or Santa Monica Pier or even Venice beach.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
First in for most I’ll Give God the credit for even allowing the individuals I am about to name to cross paths with me. Baby Mac90, infant Crane, lady Active, Destini, Darius, Stevi, Brian, Kim and some of the people that I hold very close to my heart is my auntie and uncle that raised me, my mom & older sister Mykiesha & brother in Law Jessie ! Anybody else I left out I apologize it’s just a long list.

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Image Credits
Brian freeman , Destini Samuel

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