Tonight VH1’s new series Sorority Sisters premiered, featuring a group of ladies from the most prominent African American sororities. The women meet up in Atlanta to see how deep the sisterhood runs and well, of course, there were already tears and drama.
But just who are the ladies that are flaunting this Greek Life? And do they truly value the the principles they are supposed to be upholding? Get to know the ladies a bit better and make sure to catch an all new Sorority Sisters next Monday at 9 PM ET/PT.
Adreneowner of trendy boutique, House of Adrene, is the go to wardrobe stylist for various celebrities and local socialites. Her career naturally comes with its own share of drama, but Adrene has no problem handling conflicts head on. Being 3,000 miles away from her family in L.A., and after a recent breakup with her ex boyfriend, Adrene often feels the world is against her and oftentimes doesn’t allow people to get to know “the real Adrene.”
April splits her time providing speech therapy to private clients, while working on her dissertation and running her Buckhead clothing store, House of Couture Boutique. Now she’s taking it one step further by launching an online store. April’s passion is fashion and she won’t let anyone stand in the way of her dreams!
Cat is a symbol of every young 20-something trying to find her footing post-college in the real world. After attempting to be a model, and spending years as a lowly assistant to A-list Atlanta photographer Derek Blanks, Cat has finally taken the initiative to pursue a career as a solo professional photographer.
Joy is a teacher by day to pay the bills, but her heart is in acting.
After college, Lydia experienced some high profile success as a professional dancer for Robin Thicke at the VMA’s. However, being a single mother to a 4 year old, Lydia has struggled to make ends meet! To get back on her feet, Lydia has left her daughter with her mother/grandmother in Alabama. As time and money dries up in Atlanta, Lydia gives up on her college dreams of dancing, and goes after her plan B of a career in public relations, to get her daughter to move to ATL. At 5’3″, Lydia is big on achieving her goals.
MeToya works for a clinical research organization and is very committed to her sorority. She felt a strong desire to pledge because she yearned to have the relationships and sisters she didn’t have growing up as an only child. As a single mother, MeToya has honed her skills as a hustler, always juggling odd jobs to pay the bills. In this next chapter of her life, MeToya wants to make stronger relationships with new sorors, weed out bad people in her life and finally get the closure she needs with her child’s father…who she admittedly still has feelings for.
Priyanka, a former Miss ASU is a multi-faceted individual – dances burlesque at night for fun, and pounds the pavement during the day in hopes of starting a big foot shoe line! Priyanka is very comfortable in her own skin. Priyanka will defend her lifestyle, family, beliefs and sorors against any haters. Priyanka is currently looking for a man.
Shanna grew up in Arkansas as an obese kid. Like the movie, “Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead,” Shanna fell in love with juicing in recent years and lost 70 pounds. Shanna is very sensitive about being white in an African-American sorority.
Veronica is as a choreographer, dancer, and makeup artist, and was previously a cheerleader for the Hawks, but after an injury sidelined her, she was forced out. Veronica has a fiancé who she’s in a long-distance relationship with – Veronica is in ATL, while he’s in Austin, TX. The couple is trying to figure out how to actually live together and finalize their wedding. Veronica is torn between living her dreams as a professional dancer or moving forward with the man she loves.