About the author:
Rahkal C. D. Shelton is a visionary, media specialist and mentor. Passionate about serving and impacting culture, she loves volunteering, educating and empowering youth through mentorship.
Over the last decade, Rahkal has worked in sports, news and entertainment media. She is a proud alumna of Texas Southern University and a graduate of Governors State University where she completed her master’s in media communication.
In 2016, Rahkal works in Technical Operations for CNN and was previously employed by some of the most well-known companies in the nation, including Turner, WGN, Clear Channel Communications, The Smiley Group and Free Spirit Media.
Her short-term goal is to travel across the country to speak with and motivate students. She also plans to start a nonprofit organization that will serve low-income youth and help develop future media professionals.
Rahkal currently resides in Atlanta, GA.
Dreams Bigger Than Texas
A Story of Purpose, Perseverance and Growth Into Womanhood
Rahkal C. D. Shelton
Started from the bottom, we made it, rose from concrete and every other idiom existing in that vein...
Dee, the witty, sophisticated and passionate main character hasn’t truly “made it” but is making it. She’s on a quest to rewrite her story and inspire others along the way.
Dreams Bigger Than Texas is a hood story, a love story, a story of hope, strength and tenacity. Infused with comedy, inspiration and faith, it’s revealing, relatable, flat out juicy and inspiring.
Born to a 19-year-old heroin- and cocaine-addicted mother, Rahkal “Dee” Shelton entered the cold South side of Chicago, second to the oldest
of four. Consumed by despair, saturated in abuse
and violence, and infested with social disease,
she becomes accustomed to an environment predicted to
produce a hopeless and confined being...
Visit www.dreamsbiggerthantexas.com to learn more.
- Publication Date:
- 0692718737 / 9780692718735
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 6" x 9"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs