Shaunda Necole | Southern Soul Food Blogger & Travel Lifestyle Influencer
Shaunda Necole is the go-to recipe creator for modern soul food cuisine. She is the founder of The Soul Food Pot, the #1 Southern soul food site on Google, author of six culinary guides, and the host of The Soul Food Pod, Apple’s first show dedicated to the history and culture around iconic African American dishes. She believes in making life easier and more soulful, one recipe at a time!
I share food, fun, travel, and the best life hacks that make you feel like you won the jackpot!
My professional career kicked-off as an executive at a Fortune 500 company. After I left (ahem: fled) from the corporate grind, I started my own business in the cheerleading space and never went back to that sad, gray office again!
Not long after, I opened my first cheerleading retail store in a local shopping mall and quickly scaled it to 7-figures. My store became the first of its kind to secure a distribution deal with Amazon!
On a whim, my daughter created an Instagram account for me to enter a contest for one of my favorite brands – MacKenzie-Childs. (Have you seen their dinnerware?? Swoon!)
My Instagram account exploded to over one hundred thousand followers in less than a year. (Thanks, daughter!) I took the reins and added a website and blog that attracted lucrative brand collaborations and partnerships. I also took ownership in other areas of my life, investing in real estate and earning fantastic passive income from my properties. Today, my lifestyle content on food, travel, health, Black Lives Matter, social justice, and more attracts millions of monthly Pinterest viewers, multi-millions of annual site visits, and over 100K Instagram followers!
As a trusted and authoritative Internet personality, my advice is featured in glossy magazines like Forbes, Cosmopolitan, Fast Company, Taste Of Home, and top-rated lifestyle websites like Refinery29.