Egyptsia; Berkeleyâ€™s Pride
Egyptsiaâ€™s Words Of Wisdom: â€œBe careful of your thoughts because they become words and words become action; whatever youâ€™re doing in this life, do it at your best or not at all.â€?
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Where She’s From: Egyptsia Mosley was born in Chicago, Illinois and raised in Berkeley, CA.
“Berkeley was the perfect place for my family at that time because of
the diversity and the political support from all walks of life,” she
recalls to The Black Star News.
“I was born into a large family and I thank God for that--I was never
alone. We were all very supportive of one another; my mother always
surrounded us with music, dance and Black culture. I honor and love my
parents for my existence for all the
great guidance, teaching me about principles, who I am and where I come
from; teaching me about the great tradition, love, respect, truth,
honor, faith, unity, self-determination, economic purpose,
responsibility and lots of creativity!”
She also gained her love for the arts, music and dance from her
parents, who also introduced her to soulful music like jazz, soul,
reggae, soca, African dance and all the great instruments.
Egyptsia attended schools in Berkeley. “I conquer my challenges by
maintaining a level head, humbling myself so that I can make conscious
and wise decisions, understanding and over coming them so that I may
move forward in this life,” she adds.
Where She’s At: Having worked
from an early age with the family business, Egyptsia also has a
life-long experience in sales and marketing. “I'm into the promotional
marketing and modeling,” she explains. “I’ve had the opportunity to
work in some film and media.” She wants to "go in a positive direction;
continuing to create and build a greater environment for my beautiful
“To have the brains and beauty carries much more substance,” Egyptsia
notes. “It’s important to have a tasteful appearance and carry our self
with great character and class; beautiful inside and out—that’s the
Egyptsia’s Words Of Wisdom: “Be careful of your thoughts because
they become words and words become action; whatever you’re doing in
this life, do it at your best or not at all.”
Egyptsia’s Secrets Of Success: “To
believe with all my heart and staying focus on the goal; the mind has
the ability to reach great highs step to the next level with no fear
see it believe it.”
Egyptsia’s Favorite Movies: “Black Orpheus, Malcolm X, and School Days.”
Egyptsia’s Favorite Books: “Motivational, Spiritual, Fashion.”
Black Leaders That Inspire Egyptsia: “Harriet Tubman, Malcolm X, Marcus Garvey, Yaa Asantewa.”
Egyptsia’s Favorite Cars: “Mercedes, BMW, Viper, Corvette--because of the quality; classy, and fast.”
Egyptsia’s Favorite Musicians: “John
Coltrane-A Love Supreme; The Roots-sacrifice; Slick Rick-young world;
Raceme-Believe In Me; Derius-Here To Stay; Jill Scott-You Love Me.”
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