Once upon a time, not too long ago, I met a girl with a big personality and bigger dreams during my freshman year at Howard. Her energy was super contagious and she was always the life of the party. Dorothea McDonald was her name, but everyone called her Dot. Dot and I instantly became close friends during our freshman year and evolved into each other’s personal therapist during our sophomore year as resident assistants (because therapy was very much needed for that role).
Oftentimes Dot and I would talk about achieving our lifelong dreams after graduating. I would one day become a magazine editor (check) and a best-selling author (check…in advance lol) and she would become a world-renowned actress, racking up all the gold statues in Hollywood (check and triple check in advance). Although post-grad life (aka the twentysomething struggle) has gotten the best of us, Dot is still my boo and words cannot express how proud I am of her. Babygirl is doing her thang out in these Hollywood streets, and is a living testament of stepping out on faith to pursue your destiny. All that said, I am BEYOND honored to have her as my second Sista Spotlight feature. Check her out below! [Read more…]