My name is Lestraundra, and I’m a Seattle native. I’m a Social Media Manager, Podcast Host, Personal Trainer, and Writer. I’m the founder of Balanced Black Girl - a podcast, community, and online media platform dedicated to providing relatable wellness resources for women of color.
Attention is my arch nemesis, even in writing this the perceived attention I may get makes me uncomfortable, so please bear with me. I believe that for every individual there are prolific moments that occur which ultimately define the trajectory of their lives. Below I believe are my most defining ones.
"I had a revelation one day in my late teens. It would be the first of many awakenings brought on by a quiet and encouraging voice within me that I now call my inner teacher. At age nineteen this voice simply said “Enough is enough. It’s time to move on.” These words were accompanied by a strong feeling in my gut that I was compelled to trust and so the trajectory of my life shifted. The path was wide open. All I needed to do was figure out which way to go first.