We had the good fortune of connecting with Trenita Coleman and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Trenita, what’s the most important lesson your business/career has taught you?
The most important lesson my business has taught me is to never give up. I’ve had many restless days and sleepless nights about how I was going to make certain things happen. I knew I wanted more for my life and to teach my children anything is possible through hard work. They see me every day get up and work from sun up to sun down trying to grow my brand. I want them to learn from me and the only way I can show them that is by never giving up! I have my business to thank for that. It motivates me.


Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
Currently, I am the personal chef to Jae Crowder of the Phoenix Suns and have provided private Chef services to several other athletes. I started out selling dinners and going around to beauty and barbershops trying to get any one I could to try my food. The consistency paid off and people began to recognize me for what I love to do and that’s cook. What I want the world to know about me is that I built this from scratch and this is my passion. It show in everything that I put on a plate.


Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
If my friends where here for a week I would take them to Hash Kitchen for brunch it my favorite brunch spot besides my own cooking. I am a huge foodie so majority of our time would be eating.

Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
My husband and my children deserve the Shoutout. They are the ones who support and motivate me to keep going. They see every emotion in me when thing are going right and when things are going wrong. I wouldn’t be this far without their help, understanding and patience.

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