Published on March 3rd, 2013 | by thevyne1
Vyne Reader Spotlight: Imani Breaker
Twitter Handle: @onejazzydiva
Hometown: I am an Army Brat, so home is variable, but was born in Jacksonville, FL and I currently live in NYC.
Roles you play in life: Daughter, Sister, Proud Auntie, Mentor, Superwoman
Education: BA in Political Science from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale (SIUC)
Occupation: VP, Customer Care for TWC
3 words that describe you: Determined, Bossy, Spontaneous
Shuffle your iPhone – what’s the first song that comes up?: Homecoming by Kanye West/Chris Martin
What are your top three latest obsessions: Soul Cycle, my juicer, and making mini pizzas in muffin tins!
What is your favorite travel destination?: The next one. Travel is my number one obsession! So much so that if I don’t have a trip planned, I feel dead inside. LOL! Bermuda and India are next up.
What beauty product can’t you live without?: I have just really gotten into getting my eyebrows dyed…They are just a shade lighter, so not really noticible to the untrained eye, but they look fuller. this coupled with a great arch is my beauty regimen I must have!
Finish this sentence, “To feel more centered I…”: Go to the beach. I do think my body and soul craves the energy and peace it gets from being close to the vast ocean.
Who is your celebrity fashion inspiration?: I probably should, but really don’t pay too much attention to fashion, but Olivia Pope is killing them dead on Scandal! I want her stylist to style me!
What words do you live by?: Be Bold. Drive Change. Never Quit.
What are you most proud of?: I am proud of being a living example of what can be achieved. I am proud to be able to mentor others and give back.
What do you enjoy most about The Vyne? The relevance to things women of color are talking about. I often think the Vyne has my phone bugged and hear what my girlfriends and I talk about!
What is the best advice you’ve ever received?: I was told at a very young age that I can do anything I set my mind to…this advice really does make me think I can take over the world! No obstacle is too big!