Artist Bio - Keith Jones

Title of artwork: In My Lifetime

Keith Jones

Keith Jones is the President and CEO of SoulTouchin’ Experiences LLC,. It is an organization aimed at bringing a perspective to the issues of access inclusion and empowerment, which affect him as well as oth- ers who are persons with and without disabilities.

To achieve this multicultural, cross-disability education and outreach ef- forts he collaborates and conducts trainings with the purpose of strengthening efforts to provide services and information for people with disabilities. The issues he tackles are wide ranging from immigration, criminal justice reform, health care and environmental justice just to name a few. Most recently Mr. Jones was awarded the Partners for Youth with Disabilities inaugural Oswald Mondejar Innovator Award as well as. the 2023 Max Starkloff Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Council For Independent Living.

Paralleling with his policy and social justice work Mr. Jones is a multi- talented artist who along with Leroy Moore and Rob Temple founded Krip Hop Nation which is an international collection of artists with dis- abilities. Mr. Jones is also an Emmy Award winning lyricist on the title song for the Netflix documentary of the Paralympic Games, Rising Phoenix and its critical acclaimed sound track.