The family is so important in the South. From Sunday dinners to weddings, we can’t wait to host family for a celebration and to make cherished memories. Today we are featuring a beautiful Coastal Florida Family Roots Photoshoot. This gorgeous family has strong HBCU and Florida ties and we are excited to share their beautiful photos. If you are planning your family reunion, get tips here and be sure to share your favorite family photos on social media using the hashtag #blacksouthernbelle. Remember that no matter what is going on or how crazy life gets, you always have your family and what better way to cherish them than through a beautiful family photoshoot.
Coastal Florida Family Roots Photoshoot
Here are a few fun facts about this beautiful family as well? Be sure to share your family’s history with us, we would love to share your family’s story!
Our mom Felecia Hampshire became the first African American woman Mayor in the City of Green Cove Springs, FL. In 2009 and again in 2014.
My sister Hope Jones was voted and served as Miss Florida A&M University 2002-2003.
My brother Clarence Hampshire JR. is currently in active duty in the United States Navy. He recently re-enlisted after 8 years of service.
My sister Kelly Bivens was top 10 in the MEAC championship for Women’s shot put while on scholarship at Florida A&M University in 2005.
My Los Angeles based bakery, Southern Girl Desserts won Food Network’s Cupcake Wars
3 our of the five us kids are graduates of Florida A&M University.
This family sure has a legacy and we are so proud to share it. If you loved these images, check out these family reunion pieces of art today for inspiration for your next family gathering and explore these cities for next reunion location.
Michiel is a Black Southern Belle living a lowcountry life. I love all things fashion, home decor and southern! When I am not running around doing fun stuff for Black Southern Belle, I live in antique stores and have a minor obsession with historic homes 🙂