Hamp is a storyteller, Shakespeare/Spoken Word Educator, Ethical Leadership Practitioner/Consultant, Certified Reiki Healer, and Activist Farmer. He received his BFA in Acting from Boston University and studied the classics extensively at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. As an actor, he's landed leading roles on major networks such as ABC, NBC, and TNT. He received the Dorothy Loudon Award for Excellence in Theatre for his performance in the 2019 Broadway revival of All My Sons by Arthur Miller. After moving to New York's Hudson Valley in the summer of 2021, he began working as a farm hand and market vendor for local farms. He served as The Beacon Farmers' Market Manager for Common Ground Farm, where under his tenure, Beacon Farmer's Market was named the Best Farmers' Market in the Hudson Valley!
During his time at Common Ground Farm, he championed initiatives to uplift BIPOC/Queer farmers, artisans, and healers. As a Theatre Educator, he utilizes classical performance training to help BIPOC/Queer students reclaim their power in predominantly white institutions, serving as Program Coordinator for Compass Arts Creativity Project in Beacon, New York. His goal is to teach emerging leaders that all things are possible, that being multi-faceted is to embrace your power, and that love is the most potent change agent there has ever been.
Hamp is overjoyed to work with WEFA and help bring forth a new generation of leaders running toward a beloved global community with an undying hope for a better tomorrow.