We love our Georgia Peaches on Black Southern Belle. Rhonda is a shining example of a Black Southern Belle. She runs a business, is married, has a kid and does it all while still having fun with her friends and family. Learn more about our BSB Ambassador and Georgia Peach below:
Name: Rhonda Hylton
Title: Educator, writer and editor
Company/Org: Rhonda Hylton Writes; University of Minnesota (starting in August/September 2015)
Hometown: Atlanta, GA (born in Milledgeville; raised in Augusta and Atlanta)
Alma Mater: Clark Atlanta University
Sorority: Gamma Sigma Sigma National Service Sorority
Favorite thing about being southern: Everything, but especially sweet tea, kindness and of course the accent(s)!
What is your personal life motto? “Love, like faith, laughs at impossibilities.”
What is the most challenging professional obstacle you have had? Navigating the teaching profession as a young African American woman in the South
Who is your favorite character a “Different World?”– Whitley!
If you could do any job, what would that be? – Teach ☺
Who do you wish you could meet? Tia and Tamera!
What would your best friend say is the best/most annoying quality about yourself? I’m super structured and organized, almost to a fault
What advice would you give your younger college self? Love yourself before you offer your heart to anyone else; know your worth
Where can we connect with you? Personal pages: Twitter – @rhondahylton; Instagram – @rhondahylton; Facebook – Rhonda Hylton; Professional pages: Twitter – @RHWrites; Instagram – @rhondahyltonwrites; Facebook – Rhonda Hylton Writes
Make sure to look out for Rhonda’s upcoming articles. We are so excited to have her on the team!