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            Operated by a collective of creatives, High On Beignets is the little corner of the internet where femininity meets masculinity, gracefully. We empower women to remain their soft and subtle selves while taking on the world as they please. We know no boundaries. We aspire to continuously teach, inspire and connect with like minded women. High On Beignets team is devoted and passionate about guiding women through life with insite on love ,sex, spirituality, money, parenting and all of the other fun stuff, as we figure it out. 

Shavoi’ Kent

Founder & Editor in chief

Shavoi’ is a New Orleans native who believes in leading with great energy and style. She has always enjoyed expressing herself through writing and has won awards for her poetry. Shavoi’s passion lies in journalism and that passion birthed ‘High On Beignets’. She loved the idea of curating a brand for women where she could have full creative authority. When not working, Shavoi’ is spending time with her loving husband, daughter and son or enjoying a pretty mixed drink at a fancy, local bar.  


RANATA

Senior Editor

Ranata is a a New Orleans native, an Uptown Girl to be exact. A Content Creator, Girl Chat expert, and a self proclaimed ‘Every Woman.’  She does it all! As a wife & mother of 2, Ranata prides herself on handling all of life’s tasks with style and grace and looks damn good doing it. Her role at High on Beignets is Senior Editor, but when she’s not doing that, she can be found working on her podcast/live series titled The Escape Room, mentoring young girls, and spreading positive vibes! Keep  up with Ranata on IG: @thenolagalguide


KRYSTAL

Beauty & Spirituality Editor

Krystal is a Content Creator, Creative Writer, and Triple Entrepreneur. Krystal knows all things beauty, spirituality & business and has a great way of explaining it all. She is a Licensed Cosmetologist, Clinical Herbalist, Professional Makeup Artist, Business Strategist, as well as the owner of Andrelle Natural Skin Care so she has a wealth of knowledge to share and loves being an open book. You can keep up with her via social media @krystlbarmstrong.  


AYANNA

Business & Money Editor

A New Orleans native with Mississippi roots, Ayanna is THEE “Jane of all Trades”! She is “The Southern Belle of Real Estate”, BlogHER at soldbythebelle.com, Founder of the Paragon Society, Inc. 501c3 nonprofit organization, a Greater New Orleans Historic Carnival Queen, and a through-and-through altruist.As the “Southern Belle of Real Estate” and your Realtor with Southern Charm, she assists families achieve their dreams of homeownership and investing through wealth building in real estate and financial literacy. She’s licensed in both Mississippi and Louisiana and concentrates her services in the Gulf Coast, Greater New Orleans, and Capitol Mississippi areas. She is a member of the National Association of Realtors and has an avid interest in Southern history and culture.
In her spare time, she indulges in international travel, brunch with friends, playing a tourist in her own town, freelance print and digital marketing and spending time with her only fur baby, Smooches Tootles. Follow her in IG: @Soldbyt hebelle


Erin Petty

Parenting Editor

Erin is thrilled to be joining the team as the Parenting Editor for High on Beignets. A single mother of
two, Erin is the creator and owner of Mom’in Like a Champ blog, which gives advice to other moms as it
relates to her life. She likes to think of her motherhood experience as being part of the best of both
worlds as she has a teenager daughter and a toddler son. Born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, Erin fell
in love with the city of New Orleans when she moved down here to attend Xavier University of Louisiana
where she received her Bachelor of Arts in English. She most recently received her Master of Arts in
Legal Studies from Webster University. Before Covid when she wasn’t ripping and running across town
for something child related, Erin spent her free time enjoying brunch or happy hour with friends,
attending yoga, and throwing TV show themed watch parties. And of course, her favorite activity is
being with her shadows. Erin is a proud member of the Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc., St. Peter Claver
Ladies Auxiliary, Respect for Life Ministry where she chairs the Aging Out Shower which honors aged out
foster children and served as Secretary for the Paragon Society.


DOMINIQUE

Lifestyle Editor

Dominique goes by Nika or Dom. She’s an internationally published writer & editor for Madisonjaye.com.
She’s a yogi and the co-host of The Rum Punch & Beignets Podcast based here in New Orleans.
you can follow her on IG @NikaDGreat & on Twitter @NikaDGreat!”

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