My Fashionable Journey: A Memoir of Determination and Perseverance (Paperback)
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"My Fashionable Journey" is the debut memoir Cheryl C.C. McKenzie's, detailing her journey as she first set sights on living in the United States of America. After being left at the airport by a group of friends in this new and foreign land, she is rescued by a kind stranger. Before she knows it, her journey is taking her through many ups, downs, friendly and unfriendly places as she determines to make a better life for herself. Describing her journey in her own words: Her successes and failures.
"My Fashionable Journey" tells of faith, trust, and dreams in an honest and compelling manner. Hailing from a legacy shaped by old-fashioned family values, this is a story of inspiration, determination, and perseverance showcasing the author's dusk to dawn attitude of not giving up, knowing that success is inevitable, and work is never finished! Cheryl C.C. McKenzie founded Kriss Kross Fashions, a small design studio in New York City in the 1980s. It is through her ambition and dedication that she was able to chase her dreams. This book is suitable for young adults seeking advice to do the same or anyone setting out on a new journey in life.
About the Author
Cheryl C.C. McKenzie founded Kriss Kross Fashions, a small design studio in New York City in the 1980s, specializing in couture ladies' and men's wear. Her love of simple and well-fitted, floral, and print dresses was the impetus for following her dream of becoming a fashion designer.
Cheryl served as an Academic Advising Specialist at City University of New York for thirty years, retiring in 2021. She worked with young adults undecided about earning a college degree. Students continuously commented on her encouraging and inspiring approach to education. "Ms. Mckenzie is the best advisor I had." "She understands me and is very helpful. If it was not for her, I would not have graduated."