Lawrenceville illustrator to speak during Princeton Y Zoom series


Rashad Davis is an award-winning author, illustrator, character designer and educator from Lawrenceville. His work focuses on themes of cultural diversity and inclusion, fantasy, empathy, and emotional literacy for children and adults alike.

He graduated from Tufts University in 2013 with a degree in Anthropology & Chinese Language & Culture, then went on to pursue his dreams with a degree in animation from the Savannah College of Art & Design. He won the 2017 Best Indie Book Award in the Children’s category. Chapter 2 of the same series won the 2019 Best Indie Illustration Award as well.

Davis will take part in the Princeton Family YMCA’s Zoom series “Paths to Success” from 6-7 p.m. July 15. The link will be sent after registration is complete.

Students in sixth grade and older can register at or contact Mike Roseborough at