June 7, 2017

My name is DJ Shawna… 

I read an article today that pulled at my heartstrings big time and inspired me.   

So, thank you GRiZ for helping inspire this week’s blog related to Pride (read his article here).  

So, my name is DJ Shawna and for as...

May 25, 2017

My world has felt like it has grown dramatically over the last few months. 

I don’t know if it’s due to putting positive energy out into the universe or happenstance.  

What I do know is that I feel as though I have been consistent and have worked hard. And as the s...

May 17, 2017

Asking for help isn’t something that comes to me very easily.

I’ve said this time and time again.

But, I have challenged you to step out of your comfort zone, so I have to accept this challenge myself.

With that, I want to celebrate what I consider a HUGE win with you tod...

April 26, 2017

Change really is inevitable.  

No matter what your opinion is, adjustments are going to constantly be made.  

Some changes will fail briefly, and others will have a huge, immediate impact positively.  

I touched on the same topic this week in my Monday Moti...

April 20, 2017

This blog is to inspire you. 

I want you to get up, move, challenge yourself, and do something different than you normally would do.

There has to be something that is in the back of your mind that you have been fighting and making excuses or putting off “for a better tim...

April 12, 2017

Lately, I have been incredibly grateful for the opportunities I have been presented to be part of including, but not limited to, Marquette Women’s Basketball historic 2016-2017 season, DJing and emceeing the Big East Tournament, DJing and emceeing for the Kay Yow Found...

March 22, 2017

I enjoy helping people when I can. 

I get satisfaction out of it, really. 

It makes me feel fulfilled and, honestly, one of my absolute favorite things to do is the cliché “help someone that cannot give you anything in return.” 

It’s simple things, really, that I don’t ne...

March 15, 2017

I’ve said this before: Creating something and putting it out in the world is scary.