Yasmin Young Salutes Nea Crockett as WNY’s Hardest Working Woman
Every Wednesday Yasmin Young of the 2 To 6 Takeover and The People's Station will select WNY's Hardest Working Woman to feature here on WBLK.com and receive a prize! Meet our current winner, Nea Crockett!
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Nea, who is the mother of two children, graduated from college in May!! She says, "My daughter is in honors and maintain great grade through the school year with everything she has been through this year and my son is very smart also! I try to be the best mother as possible to my two children and teach them the right things being a single mother and all but I love them very much and will continue to work hard as a mother and as a college student!" Congratulation Nea and keep doin' your thang!
Cortney is a 26-years-old, full time cosmetologist and nail tech at Root 78 Salon and Spa in Newfane. She is "mom" to her boyfriend's son after her boyfriend was incarcerated. Cortney says, "I work very hard to provide for my 5 year old stepson and his father. I take care of everything and am very proud that I could make such a difference in this child's life!" We salute you Cortney!
Naficia is a changed woman! She went from selling drugs, going to jail, and being in and out of group homes, to finally turning her life around! She is the mother of 2 boys, a business owner and a home owner! Naficia says, "Since the age of 12 I've had to fend for my self, teach myself about life, and how to be a woman. I taught my self to cook, clean, and grind. Everything I got I grinded hard for. No hand outs. I put myself through school and college. I feel as though I am living proof that no matter how hard you had it you can not make excuses of why you can't get it anything is possible as long as you put your all into it." And for that, we salute you!
Toni is a full-time student, an image consultant, a mentor, a part-time as a sales associate and actively involved in the community! You can connect with her: IG: Suga156
Snap: Suga156 Website : divineimagetj.com. Congrats Toni, keep up the great work!
Donnisha is the single mom of an 8-year-old son, works full time and is in school full time! She has been working since she was 17-years-old! Donnisha says, "I'm no longer working on my dreams, but I'm simply working to make sure he is able to live his dreams-a life without struggle!" We salute you and your hard work!!
Feathers is 25-years-old and has been self-employed for almost 5 years. She has written 2 books and over 20 ebooks, is a mentor to many and very active in the community! Feathers says, "I consider myself WNY's hardest working woman because I continue to rise in spite of every adversity. My philosophy is 'driven by faith not by sight.'" She is also working on her very first film "Voices of Buffalo," check it out at www.voicesofbuffalo.online! Congrats Feathers!
Makala became a mother at an early age, but she still stayed dedicated and made it through high school! She faced heartache though not long after giving birth, her son's father was murdered! But Makala stayed focused and strong, saying "I still kept my head up and managed to go back to school to become a Certified Nurse Assistant. I'm now working 40 to 60 hours a week working hard for success and will be going back to school in April to become a License Nurse and soon will become a florist!" Today we salute you Makala!
Ariel works 60-hours, while being a mom to her 2-year-old son. She says, "between making sure my sisters, nieces and nephews are happy and my bills are paid, that alone makes me a hardworking woman!" Congrats Ariel!
Fonda is a hard-working woman, who works 7 days a week. She also makes time to volunteer 3 days weekly at her son's school. Last year she even received a volunteer of the year award by Byron Brown! Fonda says, "I care about my children's education and I always push and try to get other parents to come and volunteer." And that's why we salute you Fonda!
Zahara Samadi is the mom of 2 boys ages 3 & 12. She is also working on opening her own dispatching/roadside/towing company! Zahara says, "life has its obstacles but I remain humble and strong throughout it all,there is no limit to success! The top is the only way I can go from here." Keep pushin' Zahara!!