How Black Design Mentors Shaped My Career

Two side-by-side school pictures of a young Black teenager. In the left, he is wearing a white zippered jacket and black t-shirt. In the right, he is wearing a blue and orange striped polo shirt.
Me in middle school (left) and high school (right).
A black and white picture of inventor George Washington Carver. He a Black man with a mustache, dressed in a white shirt and blazer.
George Washington Carver, scientist and inventor.
A Black male designer in a hooded sweatshirt sketches on paper while in front of his computer.
Me working on sketches.

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