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Company: Arian Simone Enterprises, Fearless Magazine
Fearless Magazine was started as a result of my personal fearlessness and wanting people to share their fearless journey with others.
In 2004, after college, I moved to Los Angeles for a new job. After one month of employment the company was sold and I was laid off. With the job loss, I moved from my apartment and could no longer afford my car. I sold my clothes and belongings so I could eat and put gas in my car. I never imagined that this would happen to me!
There I was…educated (undergrad and graduate education) with no job. I applied for over 150 jobs and no one hired me. I tried temp agencies. I was on welfare and food stamps. It seemed like one bad break after another. My car broke down and I soon checked into a shelter. I was homeless for seven months. One day I called my mother and told her I didn’t even see the purpose of living if this is what life was like. Through the experiences, my relationship with Jesus Christ grew stronger.
Later that year, an acquaintance referred me for PR & Marketing work, they sent other referrals and in 2 weeks I had about 5 to 7 projects in full gear. I immediately got my car out of the shop, and moved into an office space. For a month I lived out of the office until I was able to afford an apartment. The office space was a blessing; It was in a central LA high rise on the 19thfloor. I shared the floor with a hip-hop station (100.3 The Beat). I would wake up every morning and network with celebrities scheduled for the morning show- I made plenty of contacts.
One day I ran into Ken Carter, Richmond High School basketball (From the movie "Coach Carter")
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