Kevin L. Walker is an African-American Entrepreneur, Writer, Actor, and Producer, that has appeared in various television shows, films, and national & international commercials and he strongly believes in “authentically living and contributing via your passions.” Thus far, he has used the knowledge and life experience he’s gained to generate Millions in revenue and create hundreds of jobs, via his privately owned businesses. Kevin’s entrepreneurial journey began at an extremely young age of 11 and he has always been determined to live a fulfilling life, build an empire of value, and be 100% independent/self-employed. In his early years, he began playing poker professionally, while also simultaneously working with some of America’s most successful companies. A major milestone in Kevin’s entrepreneurial journey thus far was in 2013-2016 when he launched “Retailopolis.” Some of the most notable businesses Kevin owns are The Creation Station Studios®, Retailopolis™, Barber Backpack®, Creative Geniusess™, Piiggy Bank Blockchain Labs™, Melanated Media™, Digital Asset Bureau®, Curated Cryptocurrency News™, Piiggy Bank™, Front Camera Cover™, ActOrganizer™and Constantly Carving™ to name some.
Kevin is a California native, born in Fontana, CA, raised all around Southern California, and he proudly calls Riverside, California his hometown. Being the product of a broken home and both parents maintaining heavy work loads, Kevin became a very independent individual at a very young age. He began earning an income in his young teenage years and fell in love with knowledge, currency, technology, entrepreneurship, and the arts. He grew up competing in sports like basketball, football, baseball, & swimming, and also was heavy into dirt bike/motorcycle riding and stunting, boxing, video games, and martial arts.
Naturally influenced by the rough Los Angeles streets, Kevin and his childhood friends we’re constantly around members of various Los Angeles street gangs and he inevitably had his own interactions with the legal system. Seeking a life free of gang influence and/or violence, Kevin’s father relocated him to Hacienda Heights for high school and then even further east to, Riverside, California, where he completed his final high school years and continued on to attend the University of Southern California. A life changing moment for Kevin, was when his father enrolled him in the “VIDA program,” where he met one of his most influential childhood mentors, Sheriff Deputy/Neurologist, Deputy Paul Wilms (Founding member of the ‘VIDA’ program and director of the All American Soap Box Derby Race). In 2002 Kevin became the first African-America/”black” person to ever win the title of, California Soap Box Derby Champion. He went on to receive an “salute to youth” award from retired American basketball player/champion, entrepreneur and television host, Shaquille O’Neal.
In relation to entertainment endeavors (acting/producing/writing), Kevin has creatively collaborated with various major entertainment companies such as CBS, HBO, STARZ, Cinemax, NBC, Fox, Lionsgate, YouTube, Xploderz, Samsung, Levi’s, Toyota, McDonald’s:Version 1 / Version 2, Walt Disney, Ford, In 2013 Kevin helped change the digital media landscape lead the charge in the worldwide digital content movement, creating, starring in, and producing in his online web series, The Cost of Living via his company Creative Geniusess. Later the same year Kevin was offered a series regular role in the series Vigilante Diaries opposite Jason Mewes and Paul Sloan, which was revolutionary for the digital market and crowdfunding space, being one the first of its kind to crowdfund streamed content directly from its fanbase. Kevin has always been an avid user of technology, the internet, and social media. He was one of the earliest adopters and promoters digital and streaming technology and is an avid blockchain & cryptocurrency enthusiast. Kevin went on to produce another well accepted web series titled, “Retail,” and in 2016 Kevin was offered the opportunity to reprise his starring role in Vigilante Diaries as a full length feature film, adding to the cast, Michael Jai White, Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson, Noel Gugliemi, and Danny Trejo, which received a international theatrical release, via Anchor Bay Entertainment.
Kevin always seeks to add as much value to his communities as he possibly can. He actively pursues opportunities of growth that add real value and/or substance, and is also currently in the process of the birthing ‘Constantly Carving Foundation,’ which will be an organization dedicated to assisting underprivileged/undercapitalized entrepreneurs, artists, producers, and more.