Akia Jones is a seventeen year old Baltimore City native. He has been nurtured by his grandmother who, at an early age, introduced Akia the idea of giving back to his community and being a productive part of society. Akia's Grandmother plays a very important role in Akia’s life and passionately supports his vision to change the world through art.

Akia currently works with an entrepreneurial group called "Diamondz in the Ruff" in which he actively sells his artwork at many different events along with other youth entrepreneurs.

Akia Jones is a seventeen year old Baltimore City native. He has been nurtured by his grandmother who, at an early age, introduced Akia the idea of giving back to his community and being a productive part of society. Akia's Grandmother plays a very important role in Akia’s life and passionately supports his vision to change the world through art.

Akia currently works with an entrepreneurial group called "Diamondz in the Ruff" in which he actively sells his artwork at many different events along with other youth entrepreneurs.