Diversity literally means anyone
from any background. Especially in art everyone has done self-expression of art.
That’s the beauty of it and diversity is a big part of art in my opinion. Diversity for me just means acceptance of everyone that’s the only way you can really do it.
You can’t be diverse and also kind of cherry-pick who you pick. That goes
against the whole idea of it so for me diversity is just accepting you for who
you are. Diversity means a lot to me being from
Alabama where there’s not too much diversity. After the military, I moved to the east coast and I got to venture in cities like Baltimore and New York and it really helped me as an artist because they introduced me to different cultures, different
types of people and I’m grateful for that. Just an openness, just an acceptance
of the person in front of you without having to think prematurely about who