Attorney. Journalist. Philanthropist. VENISHA.

Attorney and philanthropist Venisha Arnold is a Houston, Texas native who received her bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Houston. Venisha followed in her father’s footsteps and attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law. 

Before beginning her legal career, Venisha worked for media companies such as ESPN, Fox Sports Net, CBS 

Radio, ABC 13 and franchises in the NBA and NFL. She also worked in the Harris County District Attorney's 

Office. Venisha currently works in the Houston office of a prominent global law firm where her practice focuses on litigation. 

In addition to her legal career, Venisha enjoys fitness and traveling. One of her favorite sayings is "NEVER SETTLE!” She is the founder of the 501c3 non-profit foundation Persistence is The Key, which is an organization that concentrates on promoting high academic achievement for students of all educational levels from all socioeconomic backgrounds. For more information about Persistence is The Key, visit
Venisha credits her success to her Faith in God and having very supportive parents.