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Who is Shamel Jones?

Shamel "Sham" Davon Jones

Born: July 23rd 1993 (Age 29)

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

  Shamel is an international LGBTQ+ artist. Born fourth of ten children born in Baltimore, Maryland raised by his African American mother Shawn Thomas. Shamel's father is Jamaican-American author John "Shakim" Edwards who has been incarcerated over 29 years. Shamel started professionally reviewing movies in 2012 and LGBTQ+ clubs in 2014 and is best known for his tough reviews being labeled as "hating everything". In 2015, Shamel left Baltimore and enlisted into the United States Army where he currently serves as a Staff Sergeant in Los Angeles, California. He has been assigned to duty stations in South Korea, Colorado, Georgia, and Europe where on his free time he would travel to review big cities like Paris, Prague, Amsterdam, Berlin, Seoul, Tokyo, Vancouver, and all across America. Shamel is a former kickboxer and fashion designer for "Havlen Apparel" named after his maternal grandfather Havilane (pronounced have-len). In June 2022 Shamel graduated from University of Maryland with a bachelor's degree in The Art of Humanities. He is currently attending Academy of Art University in San Francisco for his master's degree in Fine Art.

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