An entrepreneur and creator, Jelani has spent years in film, photo, consulting, and business development, creating opportunities for others to find their niche in the market. His background is varied from fine art illustration, sports, leadership, to extensive study in Koine Greek. Really at his core he desires to create meaningful products (like Circle!) and make them connect with those who use them.




President of Oregon College of Art and Craft, a mentor-based college where undergrad and grad programs promote creativity and innovation through the hand-made.