Name: Shannon Patterson
Social Media Handle/Username: sweet_pearlz
Introduce Yourself/Tell About Yourself: My name is Shannon! I am 28 years old. Currently reside in North Carolina. I would consider myself to be an outgoing, empathetic, sensitive, educated, Black millennial woman. Who is currently navigating and trying to figure out her purpose in life.
What Inspires You Every day? : I am inspired every day by the people who love me the most. My family is always proud of me. No matter how big or small the accomplishment is. Knowing that my family is proud and supportive of my decisions is inspiring to me.
What is some words of wisdom you live by?: Proverbs 3: 5-6.
What is your ultimate goal in life? : My ultimate goal(s) in life are to become successful at owning my own business. To get into philanthropy work. I would love to create music!!
How have you been during the pandemic and how has it affected you? : The pandemic has affected me in multiple ways. During the beginning of last year my anxiety was through the roof. So much to the point that I started having these terrible headaches. It made me check on my friends and family.
What is a message you would like to give others? : Communicate effectively with people that are genuinely for you. Be kind to people. It literally cost nothing to just be nice.
What else would you like to tell others about you or your life?: I love meeting new people. I enjoy learning new things. I love my friends and family.