We had the good fortune of connecting with Marvin LaViolette and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Marvin, why did you decide to pursue a creative path?
Destiny choose me I believe. I never grew up wanting to be an artist. It just kind of happened beautifully in an organized and divine chaos which didn’t come easy as people outside of the entertainment industry would think.

Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
First it was not easy to get where I am today by a longshot. Fail early, fail humbly ,fail and learn from it, fail and recover, fail and get back up!

I’d say what definitely sets me apart is my genuine eccentric super power of being truthfully vulnerable and in the moment. I’m the most expressive yet secretive person in the world (I think).
I passionately want to help and give to others because I want to be the person I longed far as a child.
Through these truths I was and able To face my problems head on no matter how big or time it takes for challenge. I learned that to get passed something you must except first to go through it.
Don’t marvel in it.,It’s OK to go through the steps and the process is beautiful . It’s a part of the journey so remember that. What I want the world to know about me is those who gave always have and those who take always need. You always have enough for your current stage. Now it all comes down to what you need to move forward to the next one. I have all that I need at my current stage, so I have to be OK with constantly taking inventory of myself to give as I obtain.
It’s a marathon not a race.

Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
Definitely Venice Beach first, why because it’s not as glamorous as everyone thinks and you get something from that place as an individual and on your own that no one can take from you. From the culture, to the people there’s always a hidden gem out there and all that clutter and I love it! I would definitely take them to bossa nova on Sunset Boulevard because that’s its own vibe and from there we hit up the Culver City steps a nice cruise through Beverly Hills to the Griffin observatory.
Person that likes to see things from any perspectives so I conglomerate of these places with deafly hit the spot without me speaking.

Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
Shout out to my circle a.k.a. my support system. God, family, my representation, peers and all those that support my work

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Image Credits
Josh stringer Zachary Iziah Smith Anthony J James

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