James Smartt Jr.’s “Black Boy” is a personal project that shares James’ experiences through his multimedia work. James was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. “Black Boy” is just one of the many projects James uses to tell his story.
James Smartt Jr. is a second-year graduate student at Loyola University Chicago. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Morehouse College, located in Atlanta, Georgia. Being a native of Atlanta, he expresses his art through experiences and culture. James is currently interning for the Walt Disney Company as a digital content producer. He aspires to inspire others and tell his story as a vessel for all creatives.