Ja’Mel Ashely Ware is a 32-year-old actor, entrepreneur, and activist of trans experience. Ware focuses on empowering and healing others through provocative thought and laughter. His calm-rational approach allows him to connect and engage with diverse communities to transform their joy and pain into tangible resources for their communities. Ware’s values continued to resonate through his academic journey at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He relentlessly pursued a degree in Social Work.