TRUE Skool Team

Fidel Verdin 
Shalina S. Ali
TRUE Skool is made up of caring, dedicated adults; talented instructors, dedicated Board Directors and amazing volunteers. Read below to get to know the TRUE Skool Team!

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"DJ LSL" Lacy , DJ Instructor

Larry aka "Lightskin Larry" is also a TRUE Skool Alumni returning to develop new DJ  & performance talent! Larry is a very well known event promoter & host working with many local artists. 

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Michael " Myth " Silva , BBoy / Dance Instructor

Myth is dedicated to enhancing the student experience on the dance floor! Myth is a Breakin' event coordinator and also a dope recording artist. If he's not training you can catch Myth in a national Breakin Battle somewhere having fun!

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Ernest "NagaNesto" Gomez,  Visual Communications assistant & Program Ninja  

Nesto is a multi-disciplinary designer and graphic artist. Nesto is TRUE Skool Alumni & a recent graduate of MIAD! Nesto loves to travel and meditate.

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Jaylan Higgins , Live Band / Music Production Guru

TRUE Skool Alumni Jaylan or 'JD the Animal' on the drums or "N.O.T.A." on the mic, leads our Live Performance Band Class as well as his own band, Melodic Prodigies. Jaylan has a passion for traveling, live performance and teaching.

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Alex "DJ Stretch" Clincy , DJ x Media Instructor

Record Breaker DJs , V100fm Lunch Mixer , Milwaukee BUCKS DJ

Skilled in many technical crafts, DJ Stretch brings years of professional experience & tech support!

Stretch is also the Father of a TRUE Skool Alum!

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Jason "JBird" Sterling ,  Visual Communications


Visual artist and producer, JBird is a well respected creative who lives & breathes art & has been supporting TRUE Skool for many years! You can see his murals all over the city of Milwaukee!


Amanda "Rubi" Luciano , Finance Manager

Amanda is operational "behind the scenes" at TRUE Skool helping to make things happen! Amanda is a  painter and digital marketer who also produces a TRUE Skool Podcast Show!

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Demone "Elete Trax" Hobbs , Music Production Instructor

Music Producer, "Elete Trax" brings a wealth of audio/studio knowledge to Music Production Class. A wizard at many DAWs and systems, Demone is also a member of Midwest PadMasters producer collective and is well known on the beat battle circut.   

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