Overcoming Mediocrity - Volume VIIIFEARLESS WOMEN
Born and raised in Schaumburg, Illinois, Morgan grew up living with her mom, dad and older sister, Brittnee. She also has two half-brothers; Michael and Timmy. She attended college at The Illinois Institute of Art-Schaumburg. She was a Dean’s Honor List student and in 2017 received the Steven Kolton Award for outstanding leadership. She graduated with her bachelor’s degree in fine arts, with a concentration in Interior Design. Morgan is an independent Interior Designer, currently working on building her own business. When Morgan’s mom was a Hospice CNA, Morgan volunteered at the memorial services for Provena Hospice in Frankfort, Illinois.
In Morgan’s free time, she’ll often be using her creativeness; working on interior design projects, crafting, writing, painting or sewing. She is a fur/feather mama to 7 babies; 3 dogs, 2 parakeets, 1 Quaker parrot and 1 sugar glider. Morgan loves animals and her babies are her life! Weekends are filled with spending time with family and friends. Morgan prefers reading over watching television but makes an exception when it comes to watching her and her husband Eric’s favorite TV show; Bob’s Burgers. She is a Disney fanatic! She also loves the water and considers the ocean her “peaceful place”. Faith is very important to Morgan; guiding her through the good and bad times. She is always counting her blessings!
Morgan’s story is about her rollercoaster of a journey these past few years. Her father passed away a week and one day before her original wedding date and one of her best friends passed away unexpectedly too. Morgan’s story is also about her health, living with invisible illnesses and surviving having a tumor removed from her brain.