Employee Spotlight: Meet Ashonte

Ashonte Watkins
General Manager
Started with UBlast in 2018

What’s your favorite project that you worked on at Ublast?
Creating the Canada Tactical Marketing Plan. It was a lot of fun and I learned a lot about people’s personalities. 

What aspect of your job do you find the most fulfilling?
Getting new customers and finding a product that’s perfect for them. It’s satisfying because we’re helping each other.

Best advice you’ve been given in your career?
Look at challenges as opportunities to learn and grow.

Can you share a memorable or life-changing experience that has had an impact on your personal or professional growth?
Almost losing my daughter at 11 to Crohn’s Disease taught me to appreciate life and be grateful. Make the best out of every situation no matter where you are in life. 

What is a meaningful quote or mantra that you live by?
Comparison is the thief of joy.

Are there any interesting facts or hidden talents about yourself that you’d like to share?
I’m good at restoring furniture and adding hair extensions. I’m actually anti-social.

Fast facts

Favorite movie: The Notebook
Favorite food: Cake
Favorite sports team: GA Bulldogs
If you could travel anywhere, it would be: Italy
Cats or Dogs? Cats