“5 Questions with… ” is AAF Roanoke’s new series featuring area experts, industry leaders and all around interesting characters in the advertising field.

In this post, we’re highlighting Jamal Millner, owner and Creative Director of M3:GRAFIX.

1. How long have you worked in the advertising industry?jamal

Unofficially I have work in advertising since I was 17 designing party flyers, designing logos, CD and Tape (yep that’s right) covers. Officially I started my company in 1997 and have been doing it every since.

2. What is the first memory you have of working on a project and thinking to yourself “THIS is what I want to do for a living”

Seeing my first News openers air on TV and seeing everyone’s reaction to something I created

3. Mac or PC?

PC because you get 4 times the power at half the price and the software is available on both. So I choose to save a few dollars

4. How are you involved with AAF?

I am the Diversity Chair in charge of promoting diversity in advertising by getting young people involved at an early age.

5. What’s one talent most people don’t know you have?

I can make English crumpets from scratch.