Meet the stars #3

Published on
September 19, 2022

On the menu today: A Racing driver, a professional athlete and more.

Lindsay Brewer

Lindsay Marie Brewer is an American professional racing driver, fashion model and internet personality. When she was 11 years old, she went to a friend's birthday party, where the boys went kart racing. She liked the activity so much that she decided to do racing professionally. Within a year, Lindsay began competing locally on 125cc go-karts. Then she made it to the nationals, and in 2015, she finally moved on to the 2000cc sports karts. For five years, Lindsey competed in the U.S. karting championships. In 2021, as a member of the Skip Barber Racing School team, the American raced in the TC America Series and took 14th place in the overall standings. It is worth noting that Lindsay was the only girl out of 23 competitors. In addition to motorsports, she works as a professional model and at the moment she has over 3 million followers on social media.

Emblem3

Hailing from Washington state, hip-hop/pop hybrid Emblem3 appeared on the 2012 season of The X Factor USA. Made up of brothers Keaton and Wesley Stromberg (sons of Grammy-nominated composer William Stromberg and nephews of Academy Award-winning art director Robert Stromberg) and childhood friend Drew Chadwick, the trio got their start writing songs in their basements before appearing on the reality singing competition. Though Emblem3 placed fourth on the show, they signed a deal with Simon Cowell's Syco Records. Their debut album, Nothing to Lose, arrived in 2013. 

Braxton Miller

Braxton Miller is a former American football wide receiver. He played college football for the Ohio State Buckeyes and was their starting quarterback from 2011 to 2013, before moving to the wide receiver position in 2015 after sustaining a shoulder injury. He was drafted by the Houston Texans in the third round of the 2016 NFL Draft and also played for the Philadelphia Eagles, Cleveland Browns, and Carolina Panthers.

UPSAHL

Born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, Upsahl started playing both the guitar and piano at the age of 5. She attended Arizona School for the Arts and is classically trained in piano, guitar, and voice. She  released a self-titled EP (as Taylor Upsahl) at age 14. In 2015, she wrote and self-produced her full-length debut album, "Viscerotonic." In 2017, her third album was released, "Unfamiliar Light." She quickly became a local favourite for national touring acts in Phoenix. Upsahl played the McDowell Mountain Music Festival in 2017, opening for The Shins, Beck, and Flume. In 2021, she released the singles "Douchebag", "Melatonin", "Time of my Life" and "Lunatic", which are featured on her debut major-release album Lady Jesus.