Born to be an artist, aspires to be a legend. Tyris expresses himself through poetry, drawing and painting. As a sentient being Tyris’ passion is to inspire others to be vulnerable with themselves. For in vulnerability there lies honesty, the seeds to create poetry for healing. He is an award winning poet, winning first place in the national Classic Slam poetry competition and the international Why I Rise contest. He is one of four poets featured in the upcoming poetic documentary Word. that will be released in 2021 and co-wrote and stars in the film Summertime, directed by Carlos Lopez Estrada, who's first feature film "Blindspotting" (starring Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal) was nominated for the 2018 Sundance Grand Jury Prize. Summertime will be in theaters Spring 2021.