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Troy Massa - Founder & President of Africa Gives Back International, Creative Director, Art Director, & Brand Curator


Troy Massa, a Sierra Leonean, creative, developer, and international advocate is a born leader with a natural talent for building awareness for international culture. Troy has taken his passion for people, fashion, art and philanthropy to create an avenue for international health. His brand-boosting impact on and offline is inevitable and his fight for international health has gotten him recognized by national brands.

As a creative, brand curator and creative director Troy has always kept true to the African culture and has created visual masterpieces with the lights of celebrities such as: Wondaland Records recording artist Jideena, Celebrity Afrobeats DJ - DJ to Wizkid DJ Tunez, L'Oreal spokesmodel / ambassador Sira Kante (Ink My Africa), Sky Landish of Love & Hip Hop and cultural print brand sensation All Things Ankara to name a few.

As a graduate of University of Maryland, Troy has taken his degree in International Public Health Sciences with so much gratitude. Connecting with countries all over the world to end health crisis's. Right now, Troy’s focus is on Africa and changing people’s mindset of the continent. Being a Sierra Leonean American, Troy holds his culture close to his heart and is determined to make a change.

As a creative with a international public health background, he created Africa Gives Back International. A non profit organization that brings clean and safe drinking water to Africa. To date, his organization has provided and supplied schools from over 6 countries from West Africa to the Caribbean with academic literature books for their students and libraries, have also created a medical stockpile of medical devices and supplies for rural clinics in Sierra Leone following the Ebola Outbreak. Locally his organization is known for its beautiful and experiential events that never let down with culture and fashion all for a good cause.

Troy's motto is being a creative does not mean the you have to be good at only one thing, many of us are good at many things - in fact many don't know what they are good at until they try it! So try something new or better yet why not just merge your passions!