Education
Graphic Design, Cerritos College (2014)

Selected Commissions (Photography)
Billboard Mac DeMarco Interview “Why He’s Releasing His New Album On His Own Label” (April 2019)
CNN “Exclusive: Model Nathan Westling Comes Out As Transgender” (March 2019)
WePresent / WeTransfer “Sudan Archives I Can Play the Violin and Be Lit” (January 2019)
The New York Times “Barry Jenkins Is Trying Not to Think About ‘Barry Jenkins” (January 2019)
The FADER “What Freedom Feels Like to Nipsey Hussle” (January 2019)
Global Citizen “Why America's Largest Agricultural State Is Also Its Hungriest” (November 2018)
The New York Times “Michael B. Jordan Is Finally in Control. Now What?” (November 2018)
The Obama Foundation “A Day in the Life: Harry Grammer” (November 2018)
Spotify RISE Program - Joji Campaign (October 2018)
VICE Magazine Safe Spaces Portfolio (October 2018)
Girls Who Code Sisterhood Healing Campaign  (October 2018)
The New York Times “Separated for 51 Days, a Reunited Migrant Family Starts a New Life in Oregon” (September 2018)
Billboard Magazine YG “Day in the Life” (August 2018)
Yours Truly and adidas Originals Songs From Scratch - Clairo x Cuco (August 2018)
The New York Times “They Were Abusing Us the Whole Way’: A Tough Path for Gay and Trans Migrants” (July 2018)
Inc. Magazine “Investors Said My Business Was Insane. I Raised $3 Million Anyway” (July 2018)
The New York Times “Where Today’s Black Church Leaders Stand on Activism” (April 2018)
The New York Times “Anatomy of a Los Angeles Police Shooting: A Black Teenager, a Missing Gun, Protests, Grief” (April 2018)
The New York Times “Photos From the ‘March for Our Lives’ Protests Around the World” (March 2018) 

Film Screenings and Selections
UNDER BONE – Cinematographer (2018)
Afrikana Independent Film Festival, Richmond, VA
BlackStar Film Festival, Philadelphia, PA
Black Radical Imagination Showcase:
-        Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago – MCA, Chicago, IL
-        Smithsonian African American Film Festival, NMAAHC, D.C.
-        Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
-        Articule, Montréal, Canada
-        Ann Arbor Film Festival, Ann Arbor, MI
-        Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles Diversity Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA
Outfest Fusion – LGBT People of Color Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA
Toronto Short Film Festival, Ontario, Canada

Group Exhibitions
ALTAR: Prayer, Ritual, Offering at Photoville, Los Angeles, CA, (April & May 2019)
The Lit List: 30 Under-The-Radar Photographers at Photoville, Brooklyn, NY (September 2018)
Pakkard Studio Inaugural Exhibition, Los Angeles, CA (March 2017)
Queens of the New Age, Los Angeles, CA (December 2016)
Parallel | Worlds Apart at SUSPEND Arts & Culture, Los Angeles, CA (July 2016)
SUSPEND Revisited x Fred Segal, Los Angeles, CA (August 2015) 

Selected Press and Interviews
Rangefinder Magazine - Photographer Spotlight (May 2019)
VICE #BlackLove series - “Photographer Kayla Reefer's, "Identidad," explores her family's roots in Panama.” (March 2019)"
Air Canada enRoute ”Explore the Planet Through the Lens of Female Photographers” (March 2019)
PDN Online - Photographer Interviews with Oriana Koren “Where are All the Mentors for Photographers Who Aren’t White Males?” (October 2018)
PDN Online “Thirty Photographers Due to be Illuminated” (August 2018)
Humble Arts Foundation - "The Lit List" Photographers to Watch, Exhibit, and Hire Right Now (July 2018)
Urban Outfitters - UO Pride: Fujifilm Photography Workshop (June 2017)

Speaking Engagements
Residency Art: Cultural Identities Part 1 (February 2018)
(RE)PRESENT: Black Women in Front of and Behind the Camera, Las Fotos Project (February 2017)

Work Experience
Freelance Photographer, Cinematographer and Video Editor (2015-Present)
Photo & Video Content Creator for Talib Kweli – Javotti Media (2015-2018)
Social Media Manager and Photo & Video Content Creator for Kamasi Washington – Amlak Music (2016-2017)