Today we’d like to introduce you to Bryan Dixon.
Hi Bryan, so excited to have you on the platform. So before we get into questions about your work-life, maybe you can bring our readers up to speed on your story and how you got to where you are today?
I’ve been gaming since I could hold a controller, so since about 3 years old. I’ve always loved video games. It didn’t matter if I played with friends or by myself; I was hooked on them. My mom hated it; honestly, she always told me you won’t ever make any money on that game all day long. It’s not helping you do anything. I was a child at the time, so I didn’t understand it. It wasn’t until I got older and looked at many of my homies who were either in the street, dead, or in jail. I realized it helped. Me a lot because I never got in trouble. My streaming career started in 2017, a year after my 6-year-old daughter was born. I was living from Place to Place. My first few streams were from my phone propped up in my shoe. Doing mobile streams was a challenge, but I stuck to it, and now I’m a part of two Gaming Organizations. And close to one thousand followers on Twitch. My goal for streaming is to be a haven channel for all my black brothers and sisters and everyone in between to feel comfortable and safe to speak on anything where we can have a safe dialogue about issues, current events, and ways to better ourselves each other as a community. All while enjoying games. I’m unsure if I will ever make it big, but I’m here to enjoy the journey and celebrate the destination.
We all face challenges, but looking back, would you describe it as a relatively smooth road?
Trying To be a Gamer and Father simultaneously was a challenge. Learning not to be discouraged by others growing around me was a challenge. The biggest challenge was wanting to keep going. I was super discouraged from streaming because so much was on my plate outside of it. But now I know I can’t stop.
Thanks – so what else should our readers know about your work and what you’re currently focused on?
My Place of business is as a customer service representative for ClearOne Advantage. I help people navigate their accounts by settling their debt. It’s a 9-5, but I enjoy it. I’m a people person, and I love to talk, so now that I have a job at home where I can speak to people and help professionally is a blessing.
Do you have any advice for those looking to network or find a mentor?
Look for someone who cares about your growth. Network with like-minded people that share similar interests. Don’t be afraid to step out of your comfort zone. You never know who is watching you.
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