Since Keith Powers and his girlfriend Ryan Destiny went public, fans have been gushing over the young couple. When it comes to their personal lives, the couple keeps a low profile, but every now and then, they will give fans a glimpse into their lives via social media or interviews with media outlets such as The Jed Foundation.
Powers discussed his experience going public with his relationship in an interview with the outlet. According to the actor, it was a difficult time because people had opinions and comments about his relationship, which made him depressed. The experience opened his eyes, and the couple has navigated their relationship differently since then.
In 2015, the couple met at a Teen Vogue party. Powers saw his future girlfriend and fell in love with her right away. The couple kept it platonic at first, but in true millennial fashion, they hit it off on Instagram, and the rest, as they say, is history.
The two have their own celebrity couple name, Kyan, and millions of fans are following their love story as it unfolds.
In an interview with We the Urban in 2019, the actors discussed their love lives and how they dealt with public scrutiny. Keith claims that being in a public relationship is difficult and that the more one keeps private, the happier one will be.
He believes that keeping a relationship hidden from prying eyes in the media allows one to control their own narrative. Control your own narrative; don’t give people too much information because they make it up from the outside looking in. It’s also critical to communicate and express how you feel to one another.
While Powers and his girlfriend appear to be the epitome of “couple goals,” he emphasized that relationships are never perfect and that he works hard to make it work. After all, nothing worthwhile comes easily.
More Than Just a Companion
He also appeared in The New Edition Story, a hugely successful BET mini-series. The three-part series is based on the hip-hop/R&B boy band New Edition from the 1980s. With 29 million viewers during premiere week, it set a new record for the network. Powers is a model with the prestigious modeling agency Wilhelmina in addition to her acting career.
He has collaborated with top brands such as GQ, Guess, Sketchers, Target, and Sears, and has even walked the Calvin Klein runway during Milan Fashion Week. We’re excited to see where his career takes him next.