Atman Smith is a Co-founder of the Holistic Life Foundation, where after 10 years of serving as Director of Youth Programming, he currently serves as the Director of Fundraising. He is also Co-Founder and Co-CEO of For the People Entertainment, LLC. He is a native of Baltimore, Maryland and attended Friends School of Baltimore for twelve years, but graduated from Baltimore’s Paul Laurence Dunbar Senior High School. He went on to attend the University of Maryland, College Park where he was a letter award winner for the Men’s basketball team and received a BA in Criminology and Criminal Justice. His parents were yogis and taught him contemplative practices as a very young child. For the past thirteen years he has been teaching yoga and mindfulness to many diverse populations.