Educated at Tuskegee University and the University of North Texas, Sho studied Television/Film, Anthropology, and Public Administration. He has become a creative, consultant, and social-thought leader in contemporary culture. He has spent the last decade traveling the world as a recording artist and public speaker. He has done numerous overseas activist works, ranging from race relations in South Africa to establishing musical cohorts in Indonesia. He is an award-nominated artist and founding member of nationally known hip-hop group 116 Clique. Sho Baraka is also the founder of Forth District and The And Campaign.
He now desires to blend his artistic platform with his academic leanings to contribute a unique perspective in both arenas in hopes of raising the standard, thereby raising the culture. Sho currently lives in Atlanta, GA and serves as the Executive Director of Terminus Collective, a network that is active in civic and cultural innovation.