Mount Vernon, NY
Shawn Montgomery, born and raised in Mount Vernon, New York, under the compassionate and loving care of his mother, Emily Montgomery, who worked two jobs to maintain the well-being of this now successful gentleman. Growing up, Shawn’s foundation of hard work and integrity was inspired by Washington Elementary School Principal Nelly A. Thornton, who became one of his mentors. The staff at Robert Fulton School made sure to provide an academic environment for Shawn, who graduated with honors in both academics and music. The Mount Vernon High School Band was pleased to have him as a drummer and as a valued member of a Break Dance Group. While serving in the military, he continued his education and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and Management Information Systems from Monroe College. Shawn is currently a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Veterans and a Former Past Master of the M.W. Enoch Grand AFAM of Brooklyn, NY. He currently unemployed, but His ambitious nature, and foundation of hard work and integrity has led him to want to do more and to be part of a greater cause. His love for plus size women and the culture of New York, music, dance, community stirred his interest towards INTHEMIXXRADIO (Internet Live Radio Show) as a host of, Thick World Radio, which is geared toward uplifting the plus-sized community and etc.
The show broadcasts every Saturday, 5:00pm-7:00pm and not only caters to the plus-sized community, but also promotes and markets plus size organizations, companies, events, fashion/beauty shows and entertainment. Thick world radio caters to new and upcoming artists of all genres of music and arts (fine arts, theatre, dance) and has a nation-wide audience with ratings ranging from 300-1,000. Every week, The Thick World Radio show, airs a special guest DJ, artist or company.
Here is a list of some of the celebrities Mr. Shawn Montgomery interviewed;
R&B Singer Melissa Morgan, R&B Singer D train, Hip Hop Artist Vinnie from Naughty by Nature, R&B Singer Fonda Rae, R&B Singer Octavia, R&B Singer Greg Hill of the Delfonics, TV Celebrity Mia from the Ice road trucker show, Alan Houston from the New York Knicks, NFL’s David Tyree with NY Giants, Hip Hop Artist CL Smooth, Cee Cee Piniston, Mayor of Mount Vernon The Honorable Mayor Thomas,
Fashion- Celebrity make-up artist Kim Baker, Jeannie Ferguson Big Girls United celebrity, Ms. Theresa Randolph Coe of Ms. Full Figured USA Pageant,
Sonia Elise Freeman, Belinda Trotter James Media Queen,
Comedians –JB Smooth, Talent, Capone, Kenny Williams, Gerald Kelly,
NBA - Lowes Moore New Jersey Nets, R&B Singer Treston Irby of the group Hi-five, the list goes on. With those accomplishment after being in business for only Seven years the rest remains to be seen.
Shawn is using his many gifts and talents to help advance artists careers to the next level.
His favorite motto is,
"If God is with me who can stand against me I’m in the building."