Speaker | Spoken Word Artist

Big Homey Poetry

Jeffrey Banks is poetically known as "Big Homey". He’s been featured in national media such as ESSENCE Magazine, Sirius/XM Satellite Radio, Radio-One Inc., the CBS Early Show and BLACK ENTERPRISE Magazine. Big Homey's album, Exposed-The EP, is the poetic testimonial of the trials & victories of a Christian Believer. He's had the opportunity to perform across the USA and has done numerous engagements on East Coast college campuses. He’s a nationally-recognized event planner who was named one of the “Top 40 under 40” American Meeting Planners of 2013 by Rejuvenate Magazine. As a grant writer, he’s won numerous arts grants including awards from the Humanities Council of Washington DC and the DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities. He’s been published in anthologies in conjunction with DC Public Libraries (2009), the National Association for Poetry Therapy (2019). Paris Lit Up (2020) and forthcoming poetry collections in publication. FMI: www.linkedin.com/in/bighomey.