Aquanza Cadogan is leading the charge for young writers in the Urban Fiction genre. With titles such as Summer Session, Alumni and his recent page turner – Sketches of a bluNote, he is at the forefront of an Urban Fiction literary revolution.
His involvement with local community organizations such as Route 7 Orlando, My Brother’s Keepers initiative (a national initiative that address persistent gaps faced by young men of color) and the local chapter of the NAACP is how he is spreading change to young people throughout Central Florida.
His passion for music, art and culture has spread his creativity into the art community, participating in local and national art festivals and events such as: Art in Odd Places, Creative City Project (Immerse) and his Soapbox Project that spreads words of unity and positivity around Orlando.
A graduate of the University of Florida, Aquanza received his Bachelor’s degree from the College of Journalism and Communications and among the first group of graduates to receive a certificate of minor in African American studies at UF.
Aquanza Cadogan is an author, activist and humanitarian with a desire to promote the welfare of others.