Many New Faces at Homestead U!

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The HELiX Starkville Team (From Left) Amber Davis, Rhakeemius Hunter, Steven Gagle, Mashunda Jones, Jerri Lewis and Janelle Gagle.

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Amber Davis, Leasing Consultant – Originally from Jackson, Mississippi, she currently resides in Starkville, MS, and is working on her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. She would like to be a clinical psychologist and work with patients that have behaviorial problems such as depression and anxiety. “There is no reason why anyone shouldn’t be happy in their life. You only get one, so live it to the fullest,” said Davis. Most of her professional experience involves cosmetic sales and interacting with a variety of people. Davis absolutely loves cosmetics, and working with people to make them feel good inside out. She also enjoys painting, decor, traveling, trying new foods, and doing make-up, of course. Davis’ main priority is to continue working hard to give herself and her son a wonderful, fulfilling life.

Mashunda Jones, Leasing Consultant – Originally from Horn Lake, Mississippi, Jones is a 2014 Graduate of Mississippi State University. She received her Bachelor’s in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing. She is currently seeking her MBA from Belhaven University in Jackson, Mississippi. She would love to one day be a Manager, and help individuals reach goals in their lives. Jones loves to shop, watch television, hang with friends, and most importantly, be a good mother to her son.

Steven Gagle, ACE – Originally from Madison, MS, he is a junior at Mississippi State aspiring to earn his Business Management degree. In his free time, he enjoys soccer, disc golf, and spending time with his family. “We are so excited to be a part of the team!” said Gagle.

Rhaikeemius Ornette Hunter, ACE – The son of Cynetha Neal and the late Charles Ornette Hunter comes from the little town of Columbia, MS. “Rock” was nicknamed after his mom’s favorite wrestler, and graduated in the top thirty of his class. While in high school, he served as student body president, section leader in band, class favorite multiple times, homecoming queen escort, and had several supporting roles in high school musicals. Rock now attends MSU where he is double majoring in Marketing and Fashion Merchandising. He is highly ambitious, and has plans to open an all men’s clothing store in Starkville, MS over the course of the next 6 months. He has dreams of building one of the best, and most unique men’s fashion empires in the United States. Rock loves to swim, travel, workout, hang out with family and friends, style clients, and help out anybody he can. His only wishes in life are to be happy, and be successful with work that he loves.

Jerri Lewis, ACE – Originally from Florence, MS, Lewis graduated from Florence High School in 2012 where she was involved in FCA leadership, Key Club, Eagles Eye Newsletter, S.A.D.D., and a Student Council Representative. In December of 2014, she received her Associate’s in Arts from Hinds Commuinty College in Pearl, MS.

Lewis currently attends Mississippi State University majoring in Psychology, and will be receiving a Bachelor’s of Science degree in May 2017.

She hopes to one day become a Marriage and Family counselor. Her two biggest dreams are owning her own organization for eczema patients, and opening her very own boutique. She is very passionate about her religion, family, friends, and career.

She enjoys spending time in the church, meeting new people, making new friends, attending football and basketball games, spending quality time with family and friends, bowling, shopping, and traveling.







ConstableChris Constable, ACE – Originally from Mt. Eaton, OH, Constable is a senior at Ohio University studying Integrated Mathematics (High School Math Education) with a Coaching Education Minor. He has been an Ohio University Tour Guide for the last three years, and has student taught at Federal Hocking High School for the last two years. He is a big Cleveland sports fan, especially when it comes to the Browns(unfortunately). Constable enjoys all sports, and plays in multiple fantasy leagues. He also enjoys spending time with his friends, girlfriend, and family.



Amber JusticeAmber Justice, ACE – Amber is a junior at Ohio University studying English Education. She hopes to change the way students view learning, and inspire children to love to learn. For fun, Justice enjoys writing, reading, watching House, and spending time with family. Her hometown is Vinton County.
















Victor CoronadoVictor Coronado, Maintenance Tech – Coronado is a father of 2 little ones. He was born in California, but grew up in Tucson, AZ.  He went to Tucson College and received an Electrician diploma, and also has his Pool certification. When he’s not busy with his little ones, Coronado likes to work out, ride Quads, and go shooting.



GiddingsGregg Giddings, Shuttle Driver – Originally from Minneapolis, MN, he loves music and plays the guitar at a local restaurant in the evenings. Giddings has also lived in India, and spent his time learning and earning a certificate to teach YOGA philosophy.






ThompsonDon Thompson, Shuttle Driver – Originally from Cleveland, OH, Thompson has a Masters in Paralegal. He loves to go bowling and in his spare time, buys and sells on Ebay.










SiowSiow Lim, ACE – Born in Kuala-Lampur, Malaysia, Lim is currently a student of U of A. In his spare time, he likes to watch TV and play video games, and can be seen playing basketball at NorthPointe.















Kyle Shepherd photoKyle Shepherd, Leasing Professional – Graduated from Texas A&M in 2015, Shepherd is originally from Maypearl, TX.  His hobbies include being a worship leader and singing for The Passion Conferences held in Houston and Atlanta each year.










Shelby photoShelby Watson, Leasing professional – Watson is a junior, Human Resources major at Texas A&M, and originally from Brady, TX.  Her hobbies include cooking, working out, refurbishing furniture, and watching Netflix.








JoseJose Contreras, Maintenance Tech – Contreras is from Houston, TX.  His hobbies include football and flea markets.












TrevonTrevon Blue, Groundskeeper – Originally from Bryan, TX, Blue loves football.











Yawo Assiogbon, Leasing Professional








RataiCory Ratai, Marketing Director – Originally from Johnstown, OH, Ratai is a graduate of Otterbein College. He came to Homestead U after working at Crawford Hoying and Preferred Living. In his spare time, he enjoys basketball, the OSU Buckeyes and the Cleveland Cavs.







ChandlerBrent Chandler, Leasing Professional










Anh Vu, Leasing Professional – Originally from Hanoi, Vietnam, Vu joins the team as a part-time Leasing Consultant. She is currently studying psychology and pre-occupational therapy. Vu attended a boarding school in Fryeburg, ME for 3 years in high school. After that, she moved to Columbus, OH for college. She has an older sister and a younger brother. Her sister is working at Nationwide, and her brother is a freshmen at Georgia Tech University. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, dining out in the Short North, fashion, photography, taking care of elders and playing with the children.

Louis Bunch, Maintenance Tech

Donte Mitchell, Bus Driver

Lauren Richnavsky, ACE

Briana Gamez, ACE

Celine Lopes, ACE

Austin Bell, ACE




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