Quentin Holmes (known to his friends as Q) likes to describe himself as a “Mission-Minded Creator”. Born into a hard-working middle-class family that had a deep value for education, Holmes enrolled in the illustrious University of Michigan where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications.
A talented writer, Holmes developed a line of children’s books called the Real Street Kidz Multicultural Book Series. He brought his desire to see himself mirrored in youth literature. His series have become have become a hit with teamwork as the central theme calling on preteen readers to embrace indispensable lessons. www.QuentinHolmes.com
Holmes also created a series for younger readers with multicultural characters who inspire, embolden, and entertain a brand new generation of children.
But, his first business was inspired by his own impeccable fashion. At Wear Apparel was founded in 2003. The streetwear brand immediately took off gaining national acclaim and was featured in several national media outlets including, Slam Magazine, Dime Magazine, Long Beach Press-Telegram, BlackVibes.com, and the feature film, The Reunion.
“I am a person who draws upon my life experiences to create dope brands that have a purposeful mission.”
“Hip-Hop music is just so powerful. It is the voice of a generation that can promote engagement, enjoyment, and even healing. I’m excited about this new line as a way that fans can wear their love across their chests.”
With MC x DJ, Holmes believes that this unique clothing line will have a long-lasting impact on the culture it celebrates.