Welcome the Fall 2021 Entrepreneur Training Grads

January 12th, 2022

We want to invite our amazing community to congratulate and support our Fall 2021 ProsperUs Detroit grads in all their future endeavors! We also want to take this time to thank our community partners including; Central Detroit Christian, Cody Rouge Community Action Alliance, Dream of Detroit, East Side Community Network, Focus: Hope, Ford Motor Company, Freedom House, Grandmont Rosedale Delopment Corp, Urban Neighborhood Initiatives, U-Snap-Bac, our service providers, funders, staff, and instructors for their ongoing support and dedication. 


Below is a list of the graduates and their businesses. To better support their businesses, we encourage everyone to share this post on various platforms, like their business pages, and support each of these fantastic entrepreneurs as they chase their passions and dreams! Many of us know from experience that this is not an easy path to follow, and we commend these community members who are working hard to make a difference.


If you’re looking for Entrepreneurial Training, our Spring 2022 applications are open until Jan 30. See a complete list of our services and become a member of the ProsperUs family.


Without further adieu, let us introduce you to ProsperUs Detroit’s Fall 2021 Graduates!


Eastside Community Network

Daijiro Tsushima, O’HANA DETROIT I Facebook
Elisabeth Thomas, Bloomtown Detroit

Richelle Barge, Giddy Gut Wellness Center

Vonetta Robinson, Detroit Cocoa Bar I Facebook I Instagram

Jon Etheridge II, Sanctuary Farms

Randall Coats, Wine4DaPeople I Facebook I Instagram I In the News

Renata Polk, Sustainable Village Group

Madeline Hancock, Mandala Productions

Khari Dickey, Konnected Fitness I Facebook I Instagram


Cody Rouge

Camille Chism, Indigo Packaging I Facebook I Instagram

Ameneh Marhaba, Little Liberia

Felicia Morris

Charles Jones

Lanasia Anelina Buck

LaWanda Hood-Craggette

Annalease Johnson


Central Detroit Christian

Monserrat Garibaldi, Cegano Snacks

Joe Clark, Much Greener

Deshawn Gibson, Great Lakes Jeweler

Mea Anderson, The Dennisson Company I Facebook I Instagram I Twitter I Youtube


Dream of Detroit

Shaunya Robinson, boutique

Janeen Morgan, journals

Judy Pendergrass, bed & breakfast

Candace Cox, I Am A Genius I Instagram

Danielle Jones, candy shop

Gabriela Sullen, fragrances

Michelle Alston, Qs Kitchen Home of Soul Food I Facebook

Ann Johnson, African apparel

Rohn Marie Crinchlow, reading and tutoring


Grand River Development Corp

Kyle Washington, used tires

Tino Odum, Pufferz Only Cannabis Co.

Katrina McArn, ladies apparel

Janica Smith, Janna Kay Charcuterie Boxes and Boards I Facebook I Instagram

Debra Turnboe, African herbwoman

Destini Gregory

Patrice Davis, Grannie’s Pound Cake I Facebook I Instagram

Raquel McGee, cleaning

Darnisha McNeal, Kousin’s Kuisine


Ford Resource & Engagement Center

Nashell Bills-Uso, medical transportation

Shantenique Bethune, The Nikki Danyelle Collective I Facebook I Instagram I Twitter 

Patricia Mullin, Forming Mental Growth Today

Romana Chowdhury, auto sales

Antoinette Fila, African food

Ornicia Smith, African food

Shakira Reid-Thomas, web design

Monique McClendon, staffing

Krystalyn Rivera, Rebel Luxury I Facebook I Instagram I Twitter

Linisha Townsend, health and beauty spa

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