JASON ACQUAYE is the Co-Founder and Creative Director of Create Motivate Inspire Inc. Born in Queens, New York and raised in The State of New York. Jason was raised by his parents, both originally from Accra, Ghana. At a young age Jason became an athlete, playing football and wrestling in high school. He continued his athletic and academic careers at Wilkes University in Pennsylvania. After graduating in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Marketing, Jason went on to play professional Arena Football, for 3 years. During this time, Jason tried out for the NFL. His in career in football ended in 2011; although his dreams to make meaningful connections worldwide took a different path, Jason was thankful for a new journey on the horizon.
Serving as the Creative Director for CMI Inc. Jason has connected the world to visual contemporary Artist Raheem King Saladeen Johnson. During his career, Jason has created
business partnerships with numerous Fortune 500 companies; including, Mercedes Benz,
Footlocker, Viacom, The NFL, NHL, NBA, MLB, Topps Baseball, Beats by Dre, and many more. Expanding past the horizon- blending art and fashion through a multitude of clothing collaborations, including Champion, Nike and Dia Dora. Create Motivate Inspire Inc. has also created six high in designer toys. Through their impact and exposure, CMI Inc., has been able to give back to communities around the world- through charitable donations and events including Annual Community Days, Bookbag and Turkey Giveaways.