Du’Bois

Du'Bois A'Keen

'KEEN Thinker. Writer. Creative.

Du'Bois A'Keen
Du'Bois A'Keen
@DuBois_AKeen

“Hi, and welcome to my portal. I’m thrilled to see that you’re finding your away around our digital ‘KeenDom. I hope that you will continue to explore and find new treasures – and most importantly, I hope that with every click you find yourself more inspired and ready to manifest your own dreams! Here you’ll find all of the ways to connect with me through business, partnership and collaboration. I look forward to connecting with you, and in the meantime enjoy all things ‘Keen. As always, JUST BE!” 

Shalom & Agape,

Du’Bois

Services & Offerings
  • Thought Partner & Consultant
  • Creative Strategist/Director
  • Teaching Artist/Facilitator
  • Choreographer/Dancer
  • Public Speaker
  • Model
Meet Du'Bois

Du’Bois A’Keen, a true renaissance spirit, lives a life of fierce dedication to the arts, community engagement/development and ministry. Born and raised in Albany, as an oldest child, and eldest grandchild he was destined to be a pioneer. Matriculating through the gifted program and later entering the performing arts track Du’Bois excelled socially and academically as he journeyed through primary and secondary schooling. After a 2 year journey of study at Darton State College – at age 19, A’Keen changed his major to dance.

He went on to further his education as a scholarship student at Florida State University School of Dance where he received his B.F.A and was later accepted as a M.F.A. candidate. While studying in NYC with the FSU in NYC program: A’Keen worked with Urban Bush Women Dance Company as a graduate school intern, he later joined the company in December of 2014 as the only male and 7th ensemble member. Aside from being apart of the domestic and international touring company, UBW dance -A’Keen is: a vocalist, actor, choreographer, and writer. He is also the Founder of NOW Collective/CO•LAB and Co-Founder of “AKEEN “, the brand and ‘KEEN Thinking.

As he matures, develops and continues to take risk in business and in his personal life, A’Keen looks forward to continued success and opportunity in New York, nationally and internationally along side his beautiful wife and life partner Camry Vonyae’ A’Keen. His over-all mission is to impact his world one expression of love and service at a time through the vehicles of art, ministry, activism and community organizing -all this while being guided by his faith and life mantras, “JUST BE…” and “The time is NÔW!”.

Testimonials

“We initially met on the set for the HBO television series “The Deuce”, and have kept in touch ever since. Du’Bois has grown to be a close friend, confidant, and positive influence – from his motivational talks on the high line, to offering up his home for me to stay at while on set in New York. His most admirable trait is definitely his empathy and selfless mindset towards serving others!” – Denzel Rodriguez: Actor, Producer, Sound Engineer

“Du’Bois is the perfect embodiment of courage. I cannot wait for the world to witness the greatness that flows from him.” – Jimmie “JJ” Jeter: Juilliard Alum (Drama Division), Actor, Writer, Vocalist

“While his incredible skill and talent precede him, Du’Bois’ boundless and sincere encouragement is greater still; truly, his friendship has made a lasting impact in my life.” – Adrian Crawford: Pastor of Engage Church Tallahassee, Founder & CEO of Game Speed

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