Mado Smith was born in Lake Mary, Florida in 1986, where he received K-12 education. But when he wasn’t being ironed out in school, he grew up on Edisto Island, SC. He moved to downtown Charleston in 2005 to double major in English and Studio Art. In 2009, he graduated cum laude from the College of Charleston and hasn’t seemed to get the itch to leave since. He paints and plays music everyday. His favorite flower is jasmine.