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

Hi Reece, is there a quote or affirmation that’s meaningful to you?
“Hard work beats talent, whenever talent doesn’t want to work hard”.

That quote has gotten me through some of the most challenging times of my life when it came to my career aspirations. Speaking for myself, I was never the most talented person in anything I pursued. However, I always had the drive to work harder than anyone else to achieve my goals. Was I always the best? No. But, I can always be proud of the fact that I put in the work necessary.

Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
I consider myself a jack of all trades. I was the guy growing up that played sports and loved entertaining people through music, while also learning the ins and outs of technology. Throughout my life, I have always been self taught in a lot of things I do. Keeping a student mentality has gotten me to where I am today. It was not easy by any means, but perseverance, determination and goal setting have been the guiding factors in overcoming all of the challenges I have faced. I would say that the lessons I’ve learned along the way are that nothing ever comes overnight and if you believe in yourself and have enough faith in God, then all things are possible.

If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
That is kind of a hard question given the state of where we are at. However, I would probably take them to the beach (which ever one is not that packed). We could also go to Universal Studios considering that I have not been yet. Then, we could hit up LA Live or the Downtown scene. Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
I have a few people that I would like to shout out for sure. First and foremost, I have to give thanks to God because without His blessings I wouldn’t be here. I have to give a shoutout to my mom who continues to support and give unconditional love daily. Also, a shoutout to my parents for all of the sacrifices they made while raising me to be the man I have become. Also, shoutout to my homies DJones, Carlos and Antoine. Always good to keep good people in your corner. Last but definitely not least, I have to give an extra special shoutout my babe/partner in crime Anaid. She has continued to help keep me on track with my goals and visions. We continue to push each other everyday and for that I am grateful to have someone as special as her in my life.

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