FILM PRODUCER/MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER
Oakland Native Zimbabwe Davies got his start in entertainment producing fashion shows. In 2002 Davies produced his first fashion show titled Enchantment "Making Winter Wear Magic" he teamed up with non-profit organization ILSP (Independent Living Skills Program) an organization which Helps foster youth become self-sufficient when they enter into adulthood. The first year Davies helped raise 3,500 dollars for foster youth housing and schooling needs. The following year Davies collaborated with ILSP with his sophomore fashion show On The Contrary "Paradise in Oakland" The fashion show raised a total of 8,500 dollars.
In 2003 Davies served as a foster youth ambassador for Alameda County Social Services Agency, Davies was part of a national initiative named "Family to Family" an initiative that helps foster youth connect with family members they have lost contact with. He worked alongside former Agency Director Chet Hewitt and Current Director Lori Cox. In 2005 Davies was presented with the Angel Award for his philanthropy efforts, the award was presented to him by Actress Terri J Vaughn most notable for playing Lovita in "The Steve Harvey Show" and actress Nia Long most notable for playing Brandy in "Boyz In The Hood"
Davies has received numerous awards that range from the young entrepreneur award to the Soldiers Against Violence Award. He has also collaborated with the likes of Platinum and Gold award artist Mistah Fab, Lenny Williams from "Tower Power" Ise Lyfe from Def Poetry, Nikki Thomas from 102.9 KBLX. In 2015 Davies released his first documentary film Enter a Challenger Exit a Champion Written and produced by Davies and Directed by Kimara Dixon. This film takes you on a journey of Davies upbringing in West Oakland and his stages of entering the foster care system. In 2018 Davies released his second follow up Documentary Film "Different Stories" Kimara would team up with Davies again to interview three foster youth who have a journey navigating in foster care.
In 2018 Davies also teamed up with the Oakland Police Department and created Building Bridges Basketball, a movement geared towards bridging the community and police officers through basketball. Davies believes a change in environment can make all the difference, and help break barriers that lead to discussions around public safety. Davies connected with two-time Oakland Tech Champion Janine Jackson and with Sam Moses of Solider Town to host the event in the indoor gym located in Oakland. Building Bridges Basketball also includes a backpack give away, a smoothie bar and face painting. Davies continues to open more doors and creates platforms for underserved communities. He is also a Life Coach and motivational speaker adding value to the work he does to improve people's lives.
2015- Enter a challenger Exit a Champion- Writer, Producer
2017- Different stories- Producer
2020-2021 Building Bridges Food & Conversations- Host/Moderator
2022 The B.L.A.C.K PROJECT (Post Production)- Writer, Producer
2022 The unSPOKEN (Post production)- Zimbabwe (Himself)
2022 40 Files Crack The Code (Behind The Scenes Show) (Post Production)- Writer, Producer, Director (Post Production)