Dontaira Terrell

Dontaira Terrell
Dontaira Terrell is a Florida A&M University graduate and freelance journalist, with a penchant for journal writing, fashion, pop culture and politics. Her love for documenting life’s best moments happened as a youth, consuming local and national news and engrossing herself in a variety of magazines, newspapers and books to read. Writing in her journal is a thing of the past, as she now provides her insights and reporting for companies including but not limited to The Huffington Post,, Elite Daily and

She Was the Only Girl on an All-Boys Team and the First to Slam Dunk During a WNBA Game

By Dontaira Terrell | June 13, 2015

Breaking barriers and creating history is synonymous with the name Lisa Leslie. One of the founding (and most recognized) players of the Women’s National Basketball Association, she has attained an immense amount of success both personally and professionally. And today she will be inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame for an elite career…

How to Start a Freelance Writing Career

By Dontaira Terrell | May 6, 2015

I was several years into the corporate world when I realized I wasn’t happy with the 9-to-5. Once the high demands and the intense pressure of corporate America began affecting me, both inside and outside the workplace, I began wondering if this was all there was. Working weekends and long hours to fulfill someone else’s…