Asa is a longtime social justice activist advocate, he has lent his voice and brought national attention to numerous issues and causes.
Born and raised in Philadelphia, he attended Roman Catholic High School and Temple University. Asa became an organizer in the Black Lives Matter movement when his cousin Brandon Tate Brown was fatally shot by Philadelphia police in December 2014.
While racial issues are important to Asa, he is a powerful champion against discrimination of any kind. He has campaigned against the sexual degradation of women and for equal rights for women in general.
Asa has worked tirelessly for the rights and safety of LGBTQ people. He has also spotlighted the hurdles that the homeless are subjected to in order to attain available aid. He created a coalition of activists that feed the homeless every Saturday and provide clothing along with information regarding housing for homeless vets.
Asa has become a force in underscoring and exposing the fast-tracking school to prison pipeline.
Asa’s compassion has successfully motivated change in the community and altered many lives.