Adrian Kali Turner is a young actor, singer, dancer, writer and entrepreneur. He was born in 1997 in Takoma Park, Md. Adrian currently lives in Los Angeles, Ca, and attends Connections Academy.
At age 4, Adrian became a member of the Norbeck Community Church Choir and has been singing ever since. He is the 4th member of the teen, singing group, Boyz Crew. Adrian writes and performs for the Agape International Youth Choir. As a member of the Choir, Adrian Kali sang for President Obama's Inauguration: Neighborhood Ball and appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Ellen Degeneres Show, and Larry King Live. Adrian Kali has performed alongside, Will.i.am, Jason Mraz, Donna Summer and Jamie Foxx.
In Summer 2011, look for Adrian in the feature film Bad Teacher, which stars Cameron Diaz, Justin Timberlake and Jason Segal.
Adrian often addresses youth and youth issues. He recently served as a graduation speaker for a Title I school located in Decatur, Georgia. Adrian worked with the School's administrators to draft a speech that would address kid issues (school, bullying, and parents) from a kid's perspective.
Comics are Cool for Boys LLC Fueled by just how his love for comics turned him into an avid reader and communicator, Adrian, along with his parents, formed an LLC that seeks to encourage reading and communicating among boys of color. Using comics as the medium, Adrian hopes to encourage boys of color and economically disadvantage boys to read more. Adrian hopes that this will help boys unleash their inner creativity.moreless