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Age: 29 Neighborhood: Crown Heights Most Likely to: Produce a Broadway musical by 2020. Favorite Quote: “No matter what accomplishments you make, somebody helped you.” - Althea Gibson Everybody wants to be the boss. Or at least, most infatuate themselves with the idea of being a boss because of the association with power. But power comes with great responsibility, and often, an even greater price. If there's anyone who understands this, it's Ayanna Prescod. The 29 year-old Crown...
Every year, our annual 30 under 30 lists highlight young Brooklynites who are marching fearlessly into the future, taking the borough with them―wherever they go. Following their lead, we asked ourselves what we could do better to ensure that these lists fairly reflects this borough's population, and everything it has to offer. If not everything, as much as possible. Instead of trying to tell Brooklyn who and what it is, by making our own...
There’s likely one person in every subway car who can intro you to an investor, connect you to the perfect freelance gig or make a great new hire for your startup. But let’s face it: we excel at pretending our headphones are playing music and avoiding eye contact with strangers. So how do you meet the people that are going to help launch your project or further your career? Brooklynites are going wild for...
It's time again to nominate Brooklyn innovators, creators, and leaders for the Brooklyn Magazine 30 Under 30. We want to highlight young stars who live in and embody Brooklyn and strive to improve their neighborhoods, whether that's through activism, business, tech, or the arts. Take a moment and vote for someone you think represents your area and deserves to be recognized by clicking here. You can also check out our previous 30 under 30 winners for...

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