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

Hi Godwin, can you walk us through the thought-process of starting your business?
My first thoughts came from a college branding course at CSUN.I was informed that we support brands that have generational wealth and we have yet to see the CEO’s face who owns the brand. The day I heard this information, I started naming the brands we wore on us from the supplies we carried in our bags we supported and was amazed I was so unwoke. I then said I would like to create a brand that’s a masterpiece and leave behind generational wealth for my family. Lastly I always wanted to start my own clothing line and podcast due to being a Kanye and Charlemagne Tha God fan.

Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
I work in education. I have a loving family of 4 kids and a fiancé. I love to watch tv and listen to podcast. The beach is my sanctuary for personal and self development. My family are great people so I grew up showing a lot of love and care for the people I come in contact with.

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?
My favorite spot would be my clothing store and my barbershop along side of home. I love to sit in my shop and see my hard work from selling out the trunk to in a shop. I also love to be in the barbershop and speak with other black brothers like myself about real life. I get my best sleep and eating on when I’m home as well. I really love my life and my family.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?

Website: Www.iamwestla.com

Instagram: @goddywest

Twitter: @goddywest

Youtube: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=bVXVuzzoEJg

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