Hometown: Sacramento, CA
First fashion job: Selling jerseys in high school.
When did you know you had a passion for fashion: I knew when it took a toll on my body, in ways I used to feel about my first passion, which is basketball.
Person who has impacted your fashion life the most and why: For me, it’s not who. It’s what, which is the art of a hustler. No matter the design, I always like the story and process to get it there.
Your biggest fashion accomplishment in your eyes and why: My biggest accomplishment so far is inspiring people that I didn’t know were even paying attention.
A designer who inspires you and why: Marni because of the way she styles celebrities. It always flows well, just like in her collections!
Advice to someone pursuing a career in fashion as a designer: Just jump, put yourself out there.
How has the Phoenix Fashion Week #DesignerBootcamp impacted your brand? In multiple ways, the exposure to the fashion world, the knowledge received. The experience is everything.
What can fans expect to see from your collection in October? Different technologies and statement art.
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