30 Under 30

Name: Shae Miller Age: 27 Job Title: Manager of Wild Encounters at The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden Shae Miller has worked in the Wild Encounters department at the Cincinnati Zoo since 2016. She connects with hundreds of thousands of visitors a year about wildlife and the importance of taking care of the planet that […]

Name: Kiara Lowery Age: 28 Job Title: Owner of Pretty N Polished Kiara Lowery is the Owner of Pretty & Polished est. in 2014.  She started this business with seven bundles and a dream. Went from selling bundles out of her trunk to opening a location at the Glencrossing Way Plaza. Her marketing strategies noticeably […]

Name: Demarcus Smith Age: 24 Job Title: CEO of Feed The Youth Foundation Demarcus Smith is the CEO of FeedTheYouth Foundation a non-profit organization in the greater Cincinnati area focused 100% on helping support youth socially, academically, and athletically.  Feed The Youths mission is to empower and educate promising inner-city youth with integrity, respect, and confidence […]

Name: Raven Jackson Age: 25 Job Title: Police Dispatcher & Owner of Ravens Creations Raven Jackson is a Cincinnati, Ohio native and has been doing her part in trying to make the community greater for as long as I can remember. For a while things were unofficial such as helping homeless people find jobs, having […]

Name: Manuel Foggie Age: 23 Job Title: Legal Operator at General Electric Manuel Foggie is a Cincinnati native he Graduated from The University of Cincinnati majoring in Legal Studies with a minor in Social Psychology. Manuel Foggie has been a firefighter for 5 years with the Colerain Fire Department. Manuel was the Vice President and […]

Name: Simone Charles Age: 29 Job Title: Owner of The Confetti Room Simone Charles is, your Social Butterfly.  As the owner and creative director of Social Butterfly Events and The Confetti Room, she started her love affair with events at Georgia Institute of Technology producing corporate and educational events for faculty and students. She utilizes her […]

Name: Brandon Schon Age: 24 Job Title: Defensive Coordinator & Strength Coach at New Miami High School Brandon Schon is a Cincinnati Native who graduated from Muskingum University. In college Brandon Schon was one of the nations top defensive players being a highly ranked national football player. Brandon gives back to the community by training […]

Name: Ronashe Steele Age: 27 Job Title: owner of Studio BTQ Ronashe’ Steele is the owner of The Studio BTQ, an online women’s boutique based out of Cincinnati Ohio. She started her business to give women the opportunity to not only stay in touch with the latest trends but to also feel very confident because […]

Name: Arneisha Jordan Age: 29 Job Title: Community Health Worker at Tri Health Arneisha Jordan was born and raised in Cincinnati Ohio. She graduated from Roger Bacon high school and got her associates degree in health science at Cincinnati State. She is currently enrolled at NKU and will be finishing her bachelor’s degree in the […]

Name: Jarrod Williams Age: 29 Job Title: Development Officer National Underground Railroad Freedom Center  Cincinnati Chapter of the Association of Professional Fundraiser Board of Trustees Member ·  Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Graduate student representative at the Haile/US Bank College of Business at Northern Kentucky University · Mosaic Advisory Council member at the Greater Cincinnati Chapter of […]

Name: Lauren White Age: 23 Job Title: Program Coordinator at the University of Cincinnati’s Center for Community Engagement Lauren White is a Program Coordinator for The University of Cincinnati Center for Community Engagement, as well as a spoken word artist and author of “Cries from The Dark Side of The Moon. Currently she has a […]

Name: Lyric Wilson Age: 7 Job Title: Owner of Lyrics Lemonade Lyrics Lemonade is a small, fun, and unique lemonade business owned and operated by now 7 year old Lyric Wilson. Lyric’s Lemonade, was established in 2018 by a determined, ambitious girl with a Entrepreneur gift and a passion to give back to her community. Lyrics Lemonade […]