Lapeef JR was born and raised on Chicago's south side, on the low-end in Prarie Courts. He is a fashion designer, photographer, content creator, and the host of The Lapeef “Let’s Talk” Show. He has a passion to create and likes to see the results of his work. He uses The Lapeef “Let’s Talk” Show to facilitate tough conversations about the most pressing issues of society. His fashion and photography are an extension of his creativity. Raised by a single mom and exposed to the daily challenges of life in the projects of Chicago, he continues to defy the odds.