What’s your full name/artist name and where are you from?
“My name is Mayah Amorai Williams. Born and raised from Cincinnati, OH , but my family resides in Augusta, GA. During the school year, I attended classes at Allen University in Columbia, SC.
What makes you different as a person/artist?
“At the young age of 22, I am not just a regular student. I am an Advocate, UNCF Ambassador, Author, Amazon Influencer, and Entrepreneur. I am the CEO of Roots of Royalty. Roots of Royalty is a brand that was established to empower the African American Community”.
Mayah Williams continues…
“It’s time we embrace our culture and live happily as the Queens and Kings we are. As a part of my empowering journey, I will donate a percentage of T-shirt sales to organizations — who I believe will lead to the betterment of the African American community. My focus is on unity, education, human rights, youth mentorship, community service, and professional development”.
Williams speaks on Leadership…
“As a young entrepreneur, I understand that there is always room for improvement. I am an advocate for social change. As I got more involved in the community, I had the opportunity to meet so many different powerful leaders. I’ve met Mayor Benjamin, Judi Gaston, Michelle Kwan, Mignon Clyburn, Rep. Gilda-Cobb Hunter, Rep. Terry Alexander, Rep. Ayanna Pressley, Sen. Ronnie Sabb, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Sen. Joe Biden, Sen. Cory Booker, and Sen. Bernie Sanders”.
Williams on opportunities…
“So far, I’ve had the opportunity to donate to the Obama Foundation and the Bernie Sanders Campaign. I hope to gain more support, so that I can continue to make an impact in the community”.
Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
“After graduation, I plan to attend Howard University School of Law and become an International Human Rights and Criminal Defense Attorney. In 5 years, I can see myself as a young attorney living in DC or practicing law in Atlanta, Georgia. A few years after practicing law, I plan on becoming a Senator or Representative”.
LinkedIn: Mayah Williams
IG: @theofficialrootsofroyalty & @beyondallbarriers_