Faculty, Sewing & Fashion Design
Keyonnia Hallums is not only the founder of ETIER, a sustainable apparel production facility, but also teaches job, life and entrepreneurial skills. As a self-taught member of the fashion industry, she excels at shifting individuals from consumers to creators. She began wanting to expand her horizons, becoming a certified DOE Vendor and MWBE certified business in order to teach Sustainable Fashion/Entrepreneurship workshops to educational facilities like GED Programs, High Schools, Juvenile Centers and more. She has collaborated with other businesses to create PPE Products, Apparel Designs, and other Sustainable products. She welcomed a new journey at Usdan in 2021, where she became the Fashion Director for the camp’s Fashion Department! Fun Fact: her goal is to make sure her business remains a community collaborative, working closely with community-based organizations to encourage individuals about entrepreneurship!