Interview of Eddie Jarel Jones

Eddie Jarel Jones is a Cleveland, Ohio native and current social influencer, media personality, producer, Emcee, and model. They reflect on the experience of attending a Historically Black College as a queer person and openly claiming their identities in this environment. Discussing their work, including with SlayTV, a Queer, Trans, GNC, People of Color Media Agency, Eddie shares the origins of their hustle mentality. Additionally they speak on danger they have experienced while being femme and non-binary, also Eddie shares the difficulty of navigating both grief and success in relation to social media.

Date of Interview:

November 30, 2021

Location of Interview:

NYPL Mid-Manhattan Library, New York City

Place of birth:

Cleveland, Ohio



Interviewed by

Sir Knight