We had the good fortune of connecting with Taria “Ninja” Groce and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Taria “Ninja”, is there something that you feel is most responsible for your success?
The name/word Ninja has always been something I’ve factored into my brand and success. Ninjas are defined as silent assassins, and throughout my career and throughout my life I’ve applied the meaning of that to everything I do by always making moves not announcements; I never talk about what I’m going to do I just do it and get it done. A silent assassin.

Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
I’m most proud of staying true and never giving up on myself; ecstatic about what’s in store for my next business venture. Which will be my online boutique, my baby. That I’m working very hard on! I’ve never stopped wanting to learn as I’ve grown more into my multifaceted career which is why I’ve had so many charitable successes so far, but want to create a more substantial impact. Being open minded, and a very charismatic person has enhanced me to work the room to gain friendships, connections and business relationships, but I’ve definitely learned to always vibe with great energy and never take any opportunity for granted. So I hope everyone is just as excited and welcoming to everything I have in store!

If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
One of my favorite meals of the day is brunch, so I’d take my bestfriend to one of my favorite spots right now called Castaway in Burbank, CA. The bottomless mimosa flavors are so divine, and the outside patio seating is the perfect aesthetic.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I want to give a shoutout to all of my dreamers. Honestly, it is the hardest battle to go after what you want, but can’t yet see. No matter how long that battle lasts long or short or how many times it happens, the resilience you need to keep going makes you stronger so shoutout to the dreamers still dreaming. We’re superheroes.

Website: theninjafilter.com coming soon

Instagram: @theninjafilter – @ninjaaaaaa

Image Credits
Photographer: Amber Aisha Hair/Makeup: Taria, The Ninja Filter Photographer: Sarah Pardini Stylist: Dougie Newton Mua: Shanice Jones Hair: Taria, The Ninja Filter

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