Our Team Members


Armand "A.J." Jennings

Speaker Coordinator

Armand (he/him), is a voice-over artist, an Audio Drama writer, and an overall creative. At the moment, he's been writing his own Audio Drama series while working with other audio projects as a sound engineer.


Jerry The 3rd

Lead Skills Trainer

Jerry The 3rd (he/him), Lead Skills Trainer, leads organizations and creatives around the world in their journeys to creating purposeful podcasts.


Nicole Walker

Sponsorship Manager

Nicole (she/her), is an Award Winning Podcaster, Global Influencer, International Speaker, Podcast Coach, and Women Empowerment Advocate.


Bri M

Accessibility Consultant

As the executive producer of POWER NOT PITY, a podcast about the lives of disabled people of color, Bri M. (Ze/zir) is a political agitator with a fierce desire to change the way disabled people are seen in mass media.


Kiki Lashley

Cultural Brand Strategist

Kiki Lashley (she/her), Cultural Brand Strategist, is a digital marketing consultant.


Talib Jasir

Founder & CEO

Talib Jasir (he/him), Founder of Afros & Audio, a storyteller, author, podcast producer, and advocate for the people and our collective power.


Eryca Fleming

Chief of Staff

Eryca Fleming (she/her), is A chakra scanning, crystal accumulator, and certified wellness practitioner, Eryca brings nearly two decades of experience in FinTech C-suite executive administration to the Afros and Audio team.


Latrice Sampson Richards

Lead Virtual Consultant

Latrice Sampson Richards (she/her), Lead Virtual Consultant, PMHC, LPC-S, CLC is a Mental & Emotional Wellness Creative and CEO of Sampson Therapeutic Services, LLC.