ABOUT SOLE FOLKS
SOLE FOLKS IS A SOCIAL ENTERPRISE THAT EMPOWERS EMERGING
ENTREPRENEURS WITH PROFESSIONAL SUPPORT, RESOURCES AND
RETAIL CHANNELS. UNDER THE NON-PROFIT BLACK OWNED AND OPERATED COMMUNITY LAND TRUST WE DO THIS THROUGH:
1) THE SOLE FOLKS COOPERATIVE
A CREATIVE RETAIL SPACE IN THE HEART OF LEIMERT PARK OFFERING
UNDERSERVED ENTREPRENEURS A PLACE TO SHOWCASE THEIR COLLECTIONS
AND BUILD THEIR BRANDS.
2) THE SOLE FOLKS LAB
AN INCUBATOR PROGRAM EMPOWERING UNDERSERVED CREATIVE
ENTREPRENEURS WITH A BRAND BUILDING CURRICULUM, BUSINESS RESOURCES,
PROFESSIONAL MENTORSHIP AND STARTUP CAPITAL.
WE ARE A WORK IN PROGRESS
CULTIVATING BLACK ENTREPRENEURSHIP.
SOLE FOLKS CULTIVATES THE CREATIVE PURSUITS OF UNDERSERVED POPULATIONS THROUGH AN INNOVATIVE CURRICULUM, A MENTORSHIP ECOSYSTEM AND FINANCIAL SUPPORT.
WE ARE DEDICATED TO A WORLD IN WHICH
THE FOUNDATIONS OF BLACK CREATIVITY ARE
FORTIFIED, ACTIVATED AND ECONOMICALLY
Experienced nonprofit leader and financial literacy author, focusing on providing opportunities to underserved populations. Black Owned and Operated, Hood Gardens, Entrepreneur’s Guide to the Money.
More than just an actor on the Emmy winning HBO show Euphoria, King is passionate about helping others get into the industry. In 2020, she created Jeli Life which is both a community and business resource. She is also the co owner of Earth2Sharon, a plant based restaurant in South Florida.
CHIEF CREATIVE OFFICER
Acclaimed designer (collabs including MCM) and Grammy winning producer (Dr. Dre, Kendrick Lamar), with audiences craving his next projects.