- He is the founder of Book-in-a-Day, a student-run publishing program and co-founded LEAP for Ghana, an international literacy project that builds libraries, trains teachers, and empowers children through literature.
- He wrote for TLC's television show, Hip Hop Harry.
- He serves as Bank Street College of Education’s first writer-in-residence.
- The idea for He Said, She Said came during a writing workshop he conducted with thirty smart, funny, feisty, insecure, and ambitious young people in Charleston, South Carolina.
- He's written 17 books.