Cypris Wilkinson

About Me

Hello! My name is Cypris Wilkinson, and I'm currently pursuing a Mass Communication degree with a minor in Social Media Administration at the University of Montevallo in Alabama.

I'm fueled by a love for exploration and discovery. I cherish every opportunity to travel, immersing myself in diverse cultures and experiences that enrich my knowledge of the world. 

When I'm not on the road, you'll often find me in the kitchen, experimenting with new recipes or making old family favorites. In fact, my culinary adventures have sparked a newfound aspiration to attend culinary school, blending my passion for storytelling with the art of food.

I am driven by curiosity and fueled by creativity, and I'm committed to pushing boundaries and making a meaningful impact in the ever-evolving landscape of media and communication. This is what propels me to learn how to make a perfect combination of my interests into a life fulfilling career. 

Featured Articles

Explore a featured selection of my writing work below.

Ivy League Brew: Drink Like Royalty

ALABASTER, Ala. – Located in Alabaster’s Siluria Mill District lies Ivy League Brew. Whose founders are not just crafting exceptional beverages, but also creating a sense of belonging and community. This establishment isn’t your typical brewery, it’s a hub of camaraderie, innovation and also mead.

Founded by brothers, Matt and Rob Pollard’s story of how they came to craft this unique libation is truly an interesting one. It was at a Medieval Festival when Matt was stationed in Germany, his frie

How Montevallo positioned Montevallo alum Molly Hansen for success

MONTEVALLO, Ala.— Molly Hansen, a recent graduate of the University of Montevallo, is achieving a goal that her time at UM gave her the opportunity to reach. Hansen found her love for collegiate athletics here at the University of Montevallo, and she is now shifting her focus toward a promising career in the NCAA in a different way.

During her undergraduate years, Hansen played a pivotal role in the University athletics, by leaving her mark on the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), an o

5 restaurants to try in Montevallo, Alabama

MONTEVALLO Ala. — Centrally located in the state of Alabama, about 35 miles from the Magic City, lies Montevallo. The Shelby County City may only have a population of 7,229, but it is also home to the University of Montevallo, which approximately 3,000 students attend.

Ten thousand people is a lot of mouths to feed, and though Montevallo is a small town, it is full of cuisine that is more than just fast food restaurants.

Here are five restaurants that you should try in Montevallo, based on Yel

Tinglewood: A festival that represents art, culture and community

MONTEVALLO, Ala. – The Tinglewood Festival is an annual celebration of art, culture and the creative spirit that takes place in a small town in the middle of Alabama each September.

The festival takes place in Montevallo Alabama at Orr park. The one-day event that brings together the community as well as artists from all over the South. The festival includes: wood carving, a whittling contest, a car show, a tractor show, live music and a food truck quarter.

At the heart of this free event is t

Watch My VVN Shelby County Spotlight

I had an amazing time visiting Ivy League Brew recently and with my VVN's team we bring to you, Local businesses they need to discover!

Social Media

I am currently pursuing a minor in social media administration, which I believe complements my other passions perfectly. This unique combination aligns well with my love for discovering unique businesses and sharing them with others.

Exploring unfamiliar eateries and uncovering hidden culinary treasures is not just a hobby--it's a deeply rewarding experience. Through my social media platforms, I plan to showcase these gems, whether they're quaint local cafes, bustling food trucks, or up-and-coming restaurants.

But it doesn't stop there. Social media offers an incredible opportunity to not only share my culinary adventures but also to dive into cooking tutorials, provide honest reviews, and document my travels as I explore different cuisines and cultures around the globe.

I'm passionate about utilizing the power of social media to create engaging content that not only entertains but also informs and inspires others to embark on their own culinary journeys.

Join me as I blend my love for food, travel, and social media to create a delectable tapestry of culinary experiences that will leave your taste buds tingling and your curiosity ignited.

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