What Comes Next

“At the point in life where your talents meet the needs of the world is where God wants you to be.” 
-Albert Schweitzer

…Saturday, June 15, 2019 in Oakland, Calif. (Josh Edelson/AP Images for Clorox)

Normally, I don’t do big speeches or much with social media posts. I have a publicist who manages my social network (aka my amazing fiancée). I’m a behind-the-scenes type of guy. This, however, is one of those moments that beckons me to speak. So here it goes:

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Kekoa X Thrive Collective

The following is a short interview with Kekoa from a collaboration with Thrive Collective. Thrive Collective is a non-profit organization that creates hope and opportunity through arts and mentoring in public schools.

How did you first get involved with Thrive?

Before it all became Thrive, I started with Generation Xcel back in 2006. Then started helping Jeremy (Thrive Collective’s Executive Director) with what was then 20/20 Vision for Schools in 2011. After that, I was hired as a design consultant, with on and off jobs. I was hired again for the mural at PS 34, then hired as a teaching artist and muralist. Eventually this all lead to a job as studio manager, directing the Bring Art Back campaign and a lot less sleep.

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A Quiver of Kobras

Another beginning in a long string of do-overs and remakes. It occurs to me that I’ve written so many of these over the years that I don’t know how to begin without being redundant.

Updates? New projects? Completed ones? Nah, no one wants to know all that stuff. It’s the same ol’ anyway. Instead, I’ll just talk about how I’m going to rule the world, one risky maneuver after another. Crazy talk? Sure, why not. Continue reading “A Quiver of Kobras”