A force to rekon with,
This Berklee College Of Music Student has more on her plate than just singing.
With a plan to use her skills as a Television Host, Personality, Reporter, Actress, Entertainer to dominate the entertainment industry. Adia is well on her way.
Born in Orange County New Jersey, and now a native of Dallas Texas and a recent graduate of the Interlochen Arts Academy. Adia has always loved performing; with her very remarkable voice that embodies a unique blend of Gospel, Pop, and Soul. Influenced by musical Icons such as Sade, Deniece Williams, Joss Stone, Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin, Mariah Carey, JoJo and gospel performers Mary Mary.
Now 23 years, Adia has continued to develop as an entertainer, athlete and performer.
She is a current senior at the Prestigious Berklee College Of Music In the heart of Boston, Massachusetts taking on the skills as a songwriter, Music producer and Music production artist; that Famous alumni graduates musician/producer Quincy Jones, Laylah Hathaway, Betty Who, Karmen and 2011 Grammy nominated singer and bassist Esparanza Spalding have received. Born with a magnificent talent, she is able to play the Guitar, Clarinet, Piano, and Drums to help with the creative process. Adia graced herself for some interesting changes as her vision starts to materialize.
Participating in everything from competing in the Miss America and Miss USA Pageant Systems, to Modeling, Fitness Modeling, Acting, playing football as a linebacker for the famous Legends Football League.
When she is not in school focusing on her studies Adia spends time with family and friends and also takes her time to give back to others in her community, volunteering for homeless shelters, The Big Brothers and Sisters as a Big Sister, Teaching music to juvenile's at detention centers through the Genuine Voices program,The leukemia and Lymphoma Society as a marathon runner, or just volunteering her time as an intern at the local Radio station in Dallas, TX a Salem Communications affiliate 94.9 KLTY.
" I love volunteering." Giving back has been a huge responsibility for me as I continued to grow and not only did I make others happy this is something I actually enjoy and have gained much appreciation for the life that I live in".
She hopes to some day capture the
crown of Miss USA and become a role model to today's youth of America as
well as help fund her continued education as a musician and
" I have an amazing love for creativity in the entertainment industry from Television; Music Hosting, Fashion. I want to someday even pursue my dreams of being a music host or VJ for a popular TV Network such as MTV, BET, E - News, or Channel O Africa".
"I have set goals to also accomplish as an entrepreneur, my first degree was in accounting so I would love to put that and my business skills to use to build a non - profit foundation that helps to show how much music is important to our society.
"SAVE THE MUSIC".
That foundation also include's plans to some day own her own Television and Music production company that specializes in making and arranging crafty educational shows for children. Kind of like the female version of Mr. Rogers".
. Born in Orange County, New Jersey
. Lived in Abidjan, Cote Diviore (Ivory Coast)
until I was 8 years.
. Now a native of Dallas Texas.
. A recent graduate of the Interlochen Arts
. French was one of my first languages
. Her last name is always mistaken for
Japanese on paper