We asked folks we admire to tell us about what they want their legacy to be. Check out their responses below.

Marcellis Counts | Urban Farmer/Beekeeper

I often imagine how much my ancestors went through for me to be here today. I see my life as an extension of the will so many great people have left behind, an opportunity to affect change in my generation. My legacy will be one of becoming, sacrifice, love and fear. Read more>>

Melanie Murphy Richter | Wholistic Dietitian and Energetic Practitioner

The ultimate goal of my work as a Wholistic Dietitian and Energetic Practitioner is to empower people to remember themselves. By this, I not only mean remembering yourself and prioritizing your needs and your gifts, but also the re-remembering of what we already know deep down as humans and beings of this planet. Read more>>

Scarlet Moreno | Artist & Filmmaker

I want my legacy to be one of utmost encouragement. I want people to look at my art and my career and think to themselves, “I can do that! I want to do that!” I want to be a vessel for others to pursue their wildest dreams. I want to be remembered as someone who did her absolute best at everything she tried, whether she succeeded or not in the eyes of those around her. I want young girls to see that they can be directors, artists, whatever they want to be: that their voices are SO SO valuable, and that they only need to share their gifts to begin. Read more>>

Roxanne and Philip Patmon | Toy and Fashion Designer, entrepreneur, and Firefighter and Sales (respectively)

Put simply, We want our legacy to be that we had a positive impact on the people and world around us. We are always acutely aware of the unfairness of life, how people are pretty much born into situations that either limit their opportunities in life or give them opportunities in life. We want to do what we can to level the playing field. Read more>>

Andrew Borg Wirth | Curator and Architect

Architects were once obsessed with creating a sense of place. Curation, I think is invested in presenting a sense of time. If I manage my practice well, I hope that it will speak of both. Read more>>