Atiba Jefferson

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Professional photographer who is known primarily for his skateboarding photos. He is also known for his portraits of different athletes and cultural icons. He is one of the co-founders of the coconut water and health drink brand Villager Goods and his ever expanding client list includes companies such as Adidas, ESPN, Mountain Dew, Nike, Supreme, and Baker Skateboards. 

Before Fame

Originally from Colorado, he began taking photos of different local skateboarders throughout the area. After cementing his name in the local scene, he and his friends started the Skateboarder Mag which featured photo heavy journalistic pieces on the world of skateboarding. His work then appeared in Thrasher and Transworld Skateboarding Magazines where he received further coverage and soon began retaining connections with a variety of different athletes, musicians, actors, and other cultural sensations. 

Trivia

He collaborated with Reebok Classics on their "Always Classic" campaign where he photographed several stars within a studio settings including Lil YachtyTeyana Taylor, and Rae Sremmurd. He is also known for having been a staff photographer for the Los Angeles Lakers. 

Family Life

He was born and raised in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He has a twin brother named Aiko who he collaborates with on the passion project skate video series Boys Of Summer. 

Associated With

With a list of subjects that spans all genres and subcultures, he is primarily associated with his consistent contributions to the skateboarding community and has photographed professionals including Dylan RiederJerry HsuKevin LongTony Hawk, and Andrew Reynolds