Mr. LiVelocity 2013
The annual Mr. LiVelocity competition brings together gay, bisexual, lesbian, transgender, MSM, SGL individuals and our allies for a series of competitive categories (businesswear, clubwear, and beachwear), fashion shows, and dance & musical performances that will culminate in the naming of the Mr. LiVelocity titleholder. The winner is an ambassador to support the mission of LiVelocity.
Kevin Williams hails from Waukegan, IL - a northern suburb of Chicago - and was born the youngest of five children to John and Betty Williams. Upon graduation from high school, Kevin made the trek to the east coast to continue his studies at the prestigious institution, Columbia University, in New York City. Kevin majored in sociology and completed his undergraduate studies at Columbia in 2005.
In addition to community-building activities, Kevin also has a passion for the arts. Kevin divides his time between singing, songwriting and acting and performs under the stage name K. WiLL. He last portrayed the late, great Sam Cooke in a stage play production entitled, Soul Heaven. Kevin hopes to be an inspiration to his peers through his participation in organizations such as Livelocity and during his reign as Mr. Livelocity 2013. A big dreamer with an even bigger heart, Kevin sees the sky as his only limit. Stay tuned!
Through research, financial efforts and outreach, LiVelocity empowers gay, bisexual, men who have sex with men (MSM), and same gender loving (SGL) men of color, encourages them to live their lives openly, provides education, advocacy, & social support services, and seeks to change the hearts and minds of others to the side of equality. LiVelocity also provides funding support for initiatives that empower LGBTQ persons in urban communities.