nex millen

Nominated by Molly Lane Ackerman


When and where was this person born?

Philadelphia, 1973

Why is this person a hero to you?

He works with children at Burton Street Community Center to teach them about hip hop culture. He also works with LEAF in Schools & Streets and advocates for kids in Asheville in the African American community. 

Do you know any stories about this person's childhood?

He was raised by his grandparents who owned a record store, which is how he became interested in music.

Is there anything else we should know about your nominee?

He is also a musician and an entrepreneur.