"There’s a lot of pressure being eighteen. At eighteen, you have to act like an adult, which meant that you take everything in stride; you are understanding; you will not cry; you will be graceful, elegant, and mature."
"I never won a competition. Unfortunately, this didn't motivate to work harder. Instead, I perpetuated hate towards everyone and anyone, especially if they were where I wanted to be. I allowed jealousy into my life."
"The fruition of womanhood cannot simply be reduced to getting married or bearing children – it is rather in ALL of that which makes us who we are, however we choose to live our lives, with soulful purpose and kind intent."