5 THINGS - (Longest caption but promise there’s a point at the end!)
1. My 1st creative job was at 14 as a photographer’s assistant putting pictures into wedding albums. I thank my parents for not buying me everything, which subsequently lead me to a hard work ethic to buy my own adidas snap pants. 😉🔥
2. I’ve had my heart in creative projects as long as I can remember, and even wrote “artist” on mad libs for what I wanted to be when I grew up. Except I never thought I could actually turn it into a living. It wasn’t until Gabe actually suggested I switch majors my junior year of college that I gave it a serious thought. I ended up graduating with a degree in graphic design, and I can now blame Gabe when my job gets overwhelming. JK @gabeliesemeyer
3. I got my first freelance gig as a web designer before I graduated....with zero experience. I pretended like I knew what I was doing until I did!
4. I signed up to study aqueous media and photography in Costa Rica my senior year in college with a group of 30 people I didn’t know or have much in common with. I forced myself to be an extrovert, 😉 and took the opportunity to brush up on my Spanish.
5. I volunteered a year doing mission work after high school for which I tribute the ability to become comfortable with going outside of my comfort zone, as well as growing an appreciation for different cultures. ———-
✨✨ As I was typing this out I saw a common theme between the lines....that these opportunities that stretched me ended up being stepping stones in the road that lead to where I stand. Every bit of it shaped and molded that path to who I am and where I am going. I hope I always leave room for more of that. So if you are in the middle of something that is difficult, it may just spark a part of who you become! You’re turn - What is the hardest thing you’ve ever done or job you’ve ever had? #onbecoming