MEET THE ARTIST:
WHERE DID YOU GROW UP: Philadelphia. Born and Raised.
WHEN DID YOU FIRST BECOME INTERESTED IN PHOTOGRAPHY: 11th Grade. I had a cool photo teacher that just felt like another teenager. I was also really in to music at that time. I used to go to shows, take pictures and befriend all the rockstars... photography was my back stage pass to the world!
WHAT INSPIRES YOU: Absolutely, 100%, PEOPLE! I love portraits, (just like pizza) even when they're bad they're still good.
DO YOU HAVE A FAVORITE IMAGE THAT YOU'VE TAKEN: Teyana Taylor .... running down Biscayne Blvd in Miami in a see-through red raincoat right in front of the iconic Coppertone girl sign...
WHAT ARE ONE OR TWO OF YOUR FAVORITE MOMENTS FROM PAST SHOOTS: Recently I had a celebrity shoot that happened in a public space. A lot of my family came to watch. It was such a rare moment for them to get to see what I do and how I do it. Very grateful for the opportunity. Will definitely go down in the history books of my family.
IF YOU WEREN'T A PHOTOGRAPHER WHAT WOULD YOU BE DOING INSTEAD: Comedy Writer for sure! Laughing is my love language.
WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE HISTORICAL FIGURE: I have always felt culturally connected to Mike Nichols, James Baldwin, Larry Kramer and Richard Avedon. Their work always reminds me who I am and what I care about.
WHAT SONG GETS STUCK IN YOUR HEAD MOST OFTEN: Padam Padam… "I hear it and I know"
WHAT IS YOUR SPIRIT ANIMAL: Fozzie Bear... Wocka wocka
IF YOU COULD ONLY EAT ONE FOOD FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE, WHAT WOULD IT BE? Fries!
WHAT IS THE ONE ITEM OF CLOTHING THAT YOU WEAR MOST OFTEN: Black Air Force-1 low have always brought me luck. I have several pairs lined up in my closet like a cartoon character.
WHAT WOULD THE TITLE OF YOUR AUTOBIOGRAPHY BE: Hashtag Mellennial
WHAT IS THE HARDEST THING YOU'VE EVER DONE: Whatever it was I had to do it.
WHEN'S THE LAST TIME YOU LAUGHED SO HARD IT HURT: Barb and Star go to vista del Mar... the part about Trish
WHAT IS YOUR SECRET TALENT: I can play the cello
WHAT IS YOUR GO TO DANCE MOVE: "Rollin with the homies" -Clueless
WHAT IS THE STRANGEST THING IN YOUR REFRIGERATOR: A year supply of Kodak Ultramax would be strange to some
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE WAY TO UNWIND AFTER A BUSY DAY: Truthfully?... Doom Scrolling!