Academy Alumni Directory
We are very excited to introduce our Academy Alumni Directory! This is merely a sample of the businesses that have been founded by graduates of The Academy, and we will be updating this page over the next few months. One of our biggest tips for students is: “Start small, start now” and that’s exactly what we’re doing with this directory. Click through to see what our alumni have to offer and support local businesses!
“Self Love” In A Jar
“Self Love” In A Jar offers body butters (to moisturize) Sugar Scrubs (that exfoliate) and soaps (that cleanse).
Giving you skincare products your body will “LOVE”.
360 Inventory Solutions
360 Inventory Solutions travels to homes and small businesses to document personal property to provide proof of ownership to simplify insurance claims in case of a fire, theft, or natural disaster.
A pathway for leaders to develop a fit mind and body while maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
A Quintessential Therapeutics
Facilitating awareness and balance within the mind, body, & spirit through preventing injury, assisting in the recovery process, enhancing work productivity, and maintaining optimum health & wellness.
A-1 Mobile Notary LLC
We are essentially the Uber of the Notary world.
Adrienne P Bowling
AP Natural Clean LLC
All natural cleaning products.
Alexis Marie Designs
A place to step up your wardrobe safely! We offer authentic & unique masks, t-shirts, custom orders and more! It is important to look fresh while staying safe!
Appointed to Arise Prophetic School of Arts
B’ The Light Solutions
B’ The Light Solutions is an organizational consulting and entrepreneurial development firm whose specialty is ministries, nonprofits, and faith based brands and businesses.
We offer consulting services to sports organizations.
I advocate for healthy eating because I want to see people in my community live stronger and longer lives. Give my cookbook a try, and you will start seeing results—mind, body, and spirit.
Black Boy Soar
Cultivating speaking engagements, branding strategies, literary avenues, partner engagements, and relational ministry to engage both the teenage and young adult population.
Body and soul teas
Herbal teas for sipping and soaking.
Breonna Grants Catering and events
We specialize in appetizers, food trays, and many desserts.
Bulldog Custom Tees
Apparel printing: direct to garment/screen printing/promotional products.
B’yond Events & Catering LLC
B’yond Events & Catering is a new innovative events and catering company. We do event planning, catering and event staffing.
Coneheads combines innovation and flavor that will leave you filled and satisfied. Enjoy chicken in a waffle cone with savory homemade sauces and comfort food sides.
Copper Xpressions by Nikki B. Crafty
Custom copper charmed bracelet creations.
Craft Therapy Gifts
An online, handmade, custom gift shop. We specialize is personalized and customized apparel, home decor, gifts, and accessories all with that handmade value and creativity not sold in stores.
Creative Soulz Printing
Providing quality, affordable, personalized printing products. These include business cards, greeting cards, banners, labels, brochures, postcards, and more.
Custom Designs By Vee llc
Dare 2 Dream Foundation
Dose Beauty Co
Organic skincare line offering a healthier alternative to treating and caring for your skin.
Dose Beauty Co
Organic skincare line offering a healthier alternative to treating and caring for your skin.
I sell original paintings, art prints and stickers. The focus of my work is to provide positive representation and showcase the beauty I see in the black community.
Life coaching services and inspirational books.
From Paris to Egypt Cake Designs
A baker that offers CUSTOMIZED cakes & treats to all things sweet.
GLamHER Hair Addiction
A natural hair care product.
Golden Personal Assisting
A virtual and personal assistant providing professional and Golden services. Tailored to meet the various needs of clients, so they are able to focus on core business with pure ease.
Guide Our Day
Comfortable spiritual apparel like t-shirts, hats, leggings, sweatshirts etc.
Handmade hair products for natural hair.
Happy: Joseph’s Journey
Happy: Joseph’s Journey® is a community of Autism Advocates that aims to offer inclusive opportunities to educate, empower, enrich, and celebrate individuals on the spectrum, their families, and communities.
Home of Hope
Temporary accommodations offered to families of hospital patients in the Nashville area.
Hungry Clothing Brand
We make clothing for men, women, and children *including babies.*
Hylton Elite Marketing Agency
A full-service sales and marketing firm that recruits & retains customers and employees, and provides community relations services for employers and private sector businesses, workforce development organizations, business chambers, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies.
We offer leadership and career development, team building, executive coaching, diversity & inclusion training, and corporate training.
JC’s Junk Removal
We specialize in residential and commercial junk removals servicing Davidson and surrounding counties. Contact us at 615.788.9407 or find us on social media. Show us your junk.
Art: murals, canvases, chef of global cuisine.
Catering and event planning.
L V Dangerfield, LLC
We offer leadership and professional development services.
Nashville-based balloon decor company specializing in custom, fascinating balloon decor. It’s our mandate to fascinate!
Leilani’s Luxury Extensions
Leilani’s Luxury Extensions specializes in soft, silky, luxurious extensions and all things beauty. We enhance your natural beauty
Living Single in Nashville
For single, young, black professionals seeking to find, build and maintain a healthy romantic relationship. The pillars are Social Engagement, Intentional Relationships, Mental Health and Wellness, and Celebrate Black Excellence.
Liya with the Ideas
Event planning & decor.
Locs of Love Haircare
A multicultural, inclusive, full-service salon in Nashville that stays current with trends and educational training. Catering to men, women, and children to provide an intimate experience that promotes hair growth and scalp rejuvenation.
Love Basket Express
Loving Heart’s Home Health LLC
Caregiver, HomeHealth aide, care partners.
Manicure U Natural Nail Services
Offering waterless manicures and pedicures, as well as restorative pedicures for problem feet. Perfect for diabetics and people with chronic conditions.
Mary’s Sweet Heaven
Bespoke Sweet Boutique specializes in Delicate desserts.
Massage by Dominique
An in-home service that allows the parents to step away from their reality and get a moment to themselves to focus on their self-care.
Mommies Dreams Matter (Non Profit)
Music City Signings LLC
My Sweet Tooth Baked Goods
At My Sweet Tooth you will get quality baked sweets that are sure to put a smile on your face and stomach. Feel free to place orders on either of my social media outlets.
N’Finity Beauty Collections
A professional product line to assist you with your healthy hair journey! It was inspired to enhance your beauty beyond your hair – inside and out through a limitless experience!
Nashville Speech & Swallowing Specialists, PLLC
Speech, language, literacy, and swallowing services.
NettaDior makeup & beauty
Enhancing the beauty of women with a flawless makeup look, plus you can purchase lashes as well.
Offers protection to panties, undergarments, and clothing from germs!
Paparazzi Consultant (KTF PapaGlam Queen)
I sell beautiful nickel- and lead-free affordable jewelry for $5.
Parent with Hope
Parent coaching to empower you to connect with your children and God’s purpose for your family. Personal and practical support to love with peace, confidence and hope!
Partee Food and Beverage Company
Founded in 2021 to create healthy tasty products with soul, our goal is to encourage communities that our food can be healthy, still taste good and give you the nutrients to live better.
A mobile stuff-your-own animal party business!
Positivley Motivated by A Rose
A Positive Affirmation t-shirt line, created to promote positivity and build self-esteem within, and affirm people that regardless of your outer appearance, you should feel good on the inside.
Premier Learning Academy
We are a licensed child care center in Madison, TN, servicing families with children ages 6 weeks – 12 years old. Our vision is to help close the achievement gap for early learners.
Providence Solutions is a resource center that provides referrals to various agencies throughout Rutherford County to assist individuals with obtaining their basic needs and overcoming other daily obstacles.
Pruitt Enterprise, LLC
Commerical and residential cleaning.
Quianas Qreations is a “ONE STOP SHOP” that offers “Quality that Makes You Feel like a QUEEN”. Items include handmade natural products and fashion accessories at affordable prices all online!
Real Gospel with the Xman
A syndicated radio show.
Realtor Keller Williams Nashville – Green Hills
Ashli Beverly is a licensed REALTOR® specializing in Davidson County and all areas surrounding Nashville! Trusted. Knowledgeable. Dependable. Putting the client first, one transaction at a time. Call today, appointment tomorrow!
Recycle & Reinvest
Our mission is to cultivate the next generation of environmental stewards through art, education, youth mentorship, and environmental upkeep.
Reneka Swims Photography
Headshots * Portraits * Senior
Royal Massage and Yoga Lounge
Combining yoga and massage services offers many benefits. Whether it’s a relaxing massage or mindful meditation and yoga class, you will feel invigorated and rejuvenated when you leave.
S.E.L.F.I.E. Check by Jas
A Christian blog/vlog platform that encourages and uplifts others through empowerment, transparency, and community.
A local event service specializing in, but not limited to, the ultimate sangria bar. It merges my love for music, entertaining and my favorite cocktail which creates the “Pitcher Perfect Melody”.
Sapphire Body Co.
All of our candles are hand poured in Nashville, TN. Each candle is made up of a 100% vegan coconut + soy or coconut + apricot wax blend, ensuring a smooth, creamy, and clean finish each time.
Bring Happy Hour to you with Seven’s Sip’s craft cocktails and mobile bar. Spice up your night with “Adult Play” themed pre-mixed spirits in adult pouches or gallon party containers!
Here at Shoe Deets, we provide women’s fashionable footwear that keeps up with the latest trends. We cater to the bougie, sophisticated and classy ladies all over the world.
SjWorld by Shaheen Eversley
A unisex clothing line that accommodates all styles.
SosidityHair and Things LLC
SosidityHair and Things is an online boutique that sells 100% human hair extensions and wigs.
Styled by Sunshine
I provide haircare services, tailored to suit the unique needs of each client. Silk press, braids and extensions are my specialties.
SuperNatural Relief Printmaking Studio
Original art from the printmaking studio SuperNatural Relief, with a focus in woodblock printing, custom logo blocks, wood sculpture and design, pattern design, and fabric printing.
Sweet Gigi’s Bakery
We have been baking homemade cookies & delicious cakes for our customers for two years. All our cookies are made fresh to order and wrapped individually.
We are a growing custom cake and dessert business using recipes passed down from three generations to bring joy to our clients’ tastebuds.
“Curing a sweet tooth by the day!”
A communications and media consultancy with over 20 years of experience providing brand-authentic and consumer-relevant storytelling for individuals, non-profit organizations, and corporations.
The Brow Boss
The Brow Boss is a brow, lash, and makeup artist located in Divine Innovations Hair Studio on Donelson’s Pike.
Kristle Kookie Donelson
The Crafty Culianire
I am a personal chef.
Chef Garmon J
The Drinking Well
The Drinking Well is a mobile bar concierge that strives to provide a creative and professional service. Not only do we bring experience, we create one tailored just for you.
The Green DNA, LLC
The KR Brand
KR is a streetwear brand that creates empowerment you can wear!
Khay Renee Clark
The Standard of Style
All things beauty…hair and makeup professionals who are there for all your SOS moments.
Treasure Your Inner Beauty
A professional and personal development center.
U Been Framed Photo Booth
U Been Framed Photo Booth was born out of a love of entertaining and creating memorable moments, with the goal to bring that experience to YOUR event!
Uniquely Inspired Treasures
Online jewelry and accessories retail store. Our available items includes necklaces, bracelets, bangles, earrings, rings and hats.
World of ReptiGurl
The first ever mobile reptile and insect petting zoo on wheels!
Yasmine Williams Woods LLC
A Christian speaker & writer.
Yasmine Williams Woods
We are a lifestyle brand/blog that supports healthy lifestyles, healthy communications, and community involvement using the power of friendship.