Akia Jones, is a 21 year old entrepreneur, artist and student from Baltimore, MD. He is the owner of “The BMORE Brand” and “Akia Jones ART”. Akia is currently a Senior at the Maryland Institute College of Art studying Graphic Design.
Raised mainly by his grandmother, Barbara Newton, Akia was introduced at an early age to the importance of giving back to the community and being a productive part of the community. His grandmother plays a very important role in Akia’s life and passionately supports his vision to serve the community through art and design.
Akia has been involved with the Jubilee Arts: Youth in Business program where he started as a young entrepreneur within the program and grew into a leadership position within the program helping to serve the young people in the program. He is now involved with the “House of Diamondz Baltimore”, where he serves as a graphic designer. He is also learning more about entrepreneurship and the importance of giving back to the community. .
Photo by lia latty photography