The Voices

Meet the 20Something Team!

Our founder & Chief Editor B. Sierra (Brittani Butler) is a writer & lover of all things creative. The proud Baltimore native (now Los Angeles resident) channeled her love of words & authentic storytelling to produce The 20Something Saga. 

Outside of her 9-5 as a web content consultant, Brittani is Marketing Director for Capitalize Social Agency. She received a B.A. in Public Relations from Morgan State U & a Master’s degree in Communication Management from USC (SoCal).

Brittani’s also a member of ColorComm & the National Association of Black Journalists. Follow her on Twitter & Instagram @slightworkkk_ . 

Our writer/contributor Breanna Simone was born and raised in Prince George’s County, MD. She went to college in 2008 to study English Literature in hopes of one day being a novelist. She credits Eric Jerome Dickey, Walter Mosley and Mary Higgins Clark as writing inspiration for her in her younger years.

She attended Drexel University in Philadelphia, where she first met The 20Smthg Saga‘s founder Brittani, then moved to Los Angeles to pursue a writing career in film. Her love for words, TV & film has been the driving force behind her screenwriting.

In addition to The 20Smthg Saga, Breanna is currently a writer & editor for Otus Wise Entertainment. Follow her on Twitter @breannasimone__ and Instagram @breannasimone_

Meet Kaden J! The New York native has lived all over the east coast, but relocated to Northern California Bay Area over 8 years ago.

Kaden studied music at the Berklee College of Music and her local community college. She has had a passion for writing ever since she was young. 

In addition to contributing to The20SmthgSaga, Kaden is a musician, dancer, and a published model. Be sure to follow and connect with Kaden on Twitter @_KadenJ_  and Instagram @Kaden_Jaeleah.

“Howdy” from our contributor, Tylar Ransom! Tylar is a Dallas, TX native, an academia advocate, and has a love for communication, research, and analysis.

She’s a political science major at Texas A&M University, with plans of becoming a political researcher/analyst.

Women like Angela Rye, Symone Sanders, and April Ryan are vital in shaping her role as a black woman in the political realm, and she hopes to provide the same representation for the readers of The20SomethingSaga.

You can connect with Tylar via Twitter @tylar_ransom.

Say hello to Rhonna-Rose Akama-Makia who attributes her strong belief in community and storytelling to her African roots. Rhonna’s professional experience ranges include over 10 years of HR and landed her in politics and digital marketing.

The Arkansas native’s interests span from learning more about the development of human society to social policy and the rules that govern us.  Rhonna’s love of words drives her to read and write consistently. 

Follow her on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn, at @itsrhonnarose.