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J. Ellis, Memphis Blast Graphic Designer

-Have you seen the new Memphis Blast photography and graphics lately? It’s the work of our first ever, graphic design intern Jonathan Ellis, also known as J.Ellis. Before he moved to Memphis in 2009, J.Ellis was born and raised in the rainy northwest area of Seattle Washington. Other than J.Ellis’ graphic design interests, Mr. Ellis is also full-time student at the University of Memphis, entrepreneur, an airbrush artist, and a huge Seattle Seahawks fan.

Among other things his main specialty is airbrushed and hand-painted footwear. His passion for sports is seen through his designs as has been commissioned to create one-of-a-kind custom painted shoes for several local athletes, celebrities, and their families. J.Ellis’ work can be seen on the feet of many the Grizzlies wives, the wife of music artist Yo Gotti, and even Richard Sherman of the Seattle Seahawks. After working in numerous industries he still has a huge passion to run his own business, so with his senior year quickly approaching, he is working on growing his skills and perfecting his craft with the Memphis Blast in order to leave is mark on the sports and business world.

J.Ellis has been married to his wonderful wife of 5 years, Karissa Ellis and they plan on adding to their team by having a few athletic kids of their own in the near future.The Memphis Blast would like welcome Mr. Ellis to our family and would like to personally thank him for all of his hardwork and dedication.


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