Makenzi Marie Ridley is the inspiration and driving force behind Orange Hearts 4 Makenzi. Makenzi was an entrepreneur at heart, embarking on several business ventures, MakMarie Boutique and MakBaby Lashes, serving the apparel and cosmetic industries. She demonstrated her drive to be a successful leader and commitment to serve by pouring into her community. She curated events for her peers to showcase their talents and businesses to the community, which garnered hundreds of patrons and supporters. She was an influencer, motivator, and connector in the community. Most importantly, she was LOVED.
Makenzi’s legacy will continue to live on. Through Orange Hearts 4 Makenzi, we vow to serve the community and support young entrepreneurs as they strive for a better future.