Charles Miles is an alumnus of Robert Morris University where he studied business and graphic design. While in the military, he began his counseling career as a Chaplain’s Assistant. He transitioned and combined his interests in the arts and counseling as the Art Director of South Side Community Art Center, where he developed youth programming for five years. One of his programs, EarCandy, is now part of the curriculum at Crane Technical High School, where he is based as a Community Resource Coordinator for Youth Guidance. He has graduated 150 young men through the Young Men Incorporated Mentoring program and is the author of Verbal Fruit.