Professional Resume

Functional Summary

Over nine years experience running a company and over seven years experience owning a company.

Successfully owned my own tutoring company over four years ago and almost three years owning most recent company.


Four years of teaching Entrepreneurship on the collegiate level.

h6>Consultant specializing in helping businesses, organizations, and individuals better develop and advance their business, marketing, branding strategies.

Consult individuals on how to start their own businesses and assist established business owners with innovative strategies to improve processes, increase clientele and maximize profits.


Sought after speaker on the following topics: Entertainment Entrepreneurship, Operating as Your Own Business, Networking, Personal Branding, S.T.E.M. Careers, Student Leadership, Millennial Mentorship, 21st Century Marketing and Branding and more.

Created an Industry series where I teach and train individuals how to be their own business and develop their brand. Consult one-on-one with entertainment professionals on how to get the best representation, performance reels, headshots, perfect their resume and marketing sites: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and their personal site.


Worked as the marketing director for Lifted Soul, Inc., a media arts company, for the first 2 years of its start up.


Over seven years experience teaching students in mathematics, acting and test prep.

I tutored students in all academic subjects on all academic levels, as well as teach test prep for the ISEE, SSAT, SAT, ACT, and GRE


AMDA College-LA
Industry/Networking Professor (March 2016-Present)
Los Angeles, CA

Provide a practical business perspective of the Performing Arts Industry, career preparation, and tools for self-marketing and promotion. Lectures on professional ethics and responsibilities as it relates to the Entertainment Industry.


Justin Key Consulting
Consultant (February 2014-Present)
Los Angeles, CA

Justin Key Consulting specializes in entrepreneurship, marketing and branding for the 21st Century. The company works with private clients in business and entertainment that want to start their own business/foundation or established businesses/foundations, who want to change, heighten and/or solidify their brand through marketing.


AMDA College-LA
Entrepreneurship Professor (July 2013-Present)
Hollywood, CA

Teach the foundational knowledge related to business, enterprise and practical business information with an emphasis on the Entertainment Industry. I empower and educate students to explore individual creative and professional interests as viable entrepreneurial opportunities while being their own business, building their brand and marketing themselves effectively.


180° Tutoring, LLC
President/Owner (January 2010 – February 2014)
Los Angeles, CA

Provided convenient and quality tutoring and test prep for students of all ages so they may succeed in all their academic endeavors. We strove to instill academic confidence and a love for learning in all our clients.


Thurgood Marshall School
Acting Teacher (September 2011-April 2012)
Los Angeles, CA

Created syllabus, made lesson plans, taught acting techniques, the history of the theatre and developed “The Industry Series”, where I brought in industry professionals to speak about their various titles and duties.


Private Clients
Math Specialist/Academic Manager (November 2008-December 2009)
Los Angeles, CA

Emphasized homework completion, test preparation, specialized in mathematics, provided ongoing homework help, and strengthened and related subject-based skills.


American Conservatory Theater | San Francisco, CA

Summer Training Congress in Acting [July 2016]


Mount Saint Mary’s University | Los Angeles, CA

MBA with concentration in Entrepreneurship [December 2013]


AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts | Hollywood, CA

Certificate of Professional Training in Acting [December 2007]


LeMoyne-Owen College | Memphis, TN

Bachelors of Science (BS) in Mathematics [May 2006]

Professional Affiliations & Recognition

Top 40 Most Influential Urban Elite Professionals Under 40 (2016)


LeMoyne-Owen College National Alumni Association

National Fundraising Chair (2013-2016)
Southern California Alumni President (2011-Present)
Alumnus of the Year (2016)

Diversity on Stage Awards Recipient (2015-16)


Screen Actors Guild & American Federation of Television & Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) Member


MSMU MBA Outstanding Culminating Project (December 2013)


MSMU MBA Graduate Merit Scholar Award (December 2013)


MSMU MBA Alumnae Professionals (MAPs)


National Tutoring Association (NTA)


April 4th Foundation (Board Member)


UNCF Young Alumni of the Year (2011 and 2014)


UNCF Inter-Alumni Council (Los Angeles Chapter)


Greater Starlight M.B. Church (Board Member 2011)


Benjamin Banneker Association, Inc. (Los Angeles Chapter)


Healthy Watts 5K Foundation


Manifest Your Destiny Foundation Member (Hill Harper, Founder)


The William H. Cross Award for Excellence in Leadership (2006)


The Harold Love Outstanding Community Service Award (2006)


Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.