long story short
djones, born and raised in Youngstown, OH, is a scholar who makes films and writes rhymes.
a fuller picture
djones is a visual artist from Youngstown, OH. His experiences in independent media span across film, television, literature, and music with projects also penetrating podcast and gallery spaces. He holds an MFA in film from Ohio University and is also an alumnus of Bowling Green State University. djones is a member of the liquid blackness project and a Ph.D. candidate in Moving Image Studies at Georgia State University. His research explores blackness as archival, social, and creative practice. djones' academic and artistic practices tend towards blackness as generative ground.