Kayla Valentine is a senior Strategic Communications major and Graphic Design minor attending Howard University. Although she’s originally from Los Angeles, Kayla loves the East Coast and hopes to start her career here. She has an interest in project management, brand marketing and, most importantly, live events! She has a diverse music palette that ranges from hip-hop/rap to classical. Her passion for music started with her rides in her grandfather’s car listening to mix CD’s of Al Green and James Brown. Ever since, she has been deemed the old soul amongst her friends. She’s not a musician, but she is a music connoisseur, and now she’s excited be apart of the DC Jazz Fest team!