These locals are spending their time bettering the Baton Rouge community in every aspect of their daily lives. Learn more about each of them below, and don’t forget to check out our blog to find out their secrets to an authentic Louisiana experience!


Chelsea Harris

Chelsea HarrisChelsea’s love for all things Louisiana shines in everything she does. From the Prancing Babycakes Mardi Gras Dance Troupe to non-profit work to better the community, she takes every opportunity to experience the Capital City.

Jenn Ocken

Jenn OckenJenn doesn’t shy away from sharing the love in Baton Rouge. She took her talents as a local photographer to organize The Front Porch Project, generating over $1 million for local businesses.  

Kenny Nguyen

Kenny NguyenGarnering recognition and several awards for his entrepreneurship in Baton Rouge, Kenny is taking the community to the next level. He’s putting time back into the Capital City with his work as CEO and founder of ThreeSixtyEight. 

Jenni Peters

Jenni PetersBy opening the doors to Baton Rouge’s running store Varsity Sports, Jenni has been able to really make a difference in our city. In addition to being a local business owner, she has organized community events to keep Baton Rouge clean and active. 

Sherin Dawud and Raina Vallot

Sherin Dawud and Raina VallotSherin and Raina are on the journey of uplifting and bringing together the women of Baton Rouge. As co-founders of Power Pump Girls, Inc., they are creating new opportunities and inspiring the community.




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