Zak is a Spoken Word Artist as well as an advocate for social justice. He has worked with non-profit organization in an effort to further the creative knowledge and expression amongst artists of all ages. Zak is a poet, a host and his own curator. He hosts “Alchemy Speaks” open mic on King st. in Boone every Wednesday alongside Samuel Crabtree, President of the Lyric Poetry Club on campus at App State. He also hosts a Haiku competition at Char Restaurant every third Tuesday and facilitates and curates said event his self. Zak loves music, sports and making people smile.