As a child, Jeffery B. Weatherford had “large hands.” It was a fact that prompted a prediction from his grandmother: someday Jeffery would do something great with those hands. She was right. Jeffery Weatherford grew up to become a multi-talented fine artist and illustrator, who studied computer graphics and animation at Winston-Salem State University, on a full-ride scholarship.
The Journey: By design, it seems I have always had a foot set towards the path of children’s book illustration as a direct result of being the son of Carole Boston Weatherford. As I was growing up, I frequently accompanied my mother to school engagements and was fascinated by her ability to captivate crowds with her words and her unique way of giving new perspectives through words.
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