Chrystal Allen-O’Jon is planning the second Maricopa Music Fest, set for April.
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Maricopan since: 2011
Occupation: Music & Arts , emphasis in Entertainment Marketing – supposedly retired
Family: Husband: Kent O’Jon retired this year after 32 years in three branches of the U.S. Military; 3 adults sons in California and one in Texas and one grandson
Pets: Fritz, a 5-year-old service German shepherd, Lupita, a 3-year-old grey Multipoo, and Sasha, a young cat
Cars: BMW, Mercedes and SUV….want an electric Tesla
Hobbies: Music, movies, swimming, crafts and now gardening
Pet peeve: Self-righteousness
Dream vacation: Greece
Like most about Maricopa: Small-town family feel
Like least about Maricopa: Heat
Charity: Anything VA related
Book: Writing one…
Movie: Eve’s Bayou
Actor: Idris Alba
Song: Blessed, Jill Scott
Musician: Jill Scott
Athlete: Stephen Curry
Drink: Red wine
Meal: Cabbage chicken wraps
Restaurant: P.F. Chang
Quote: Take Lemons and make….
Words to live by: “Fools Multiply – When Wise Men Are Silent” – Nelson Mandela
Anything else we should know? Attended Pacific Palisades College Prep High School in California and was in a Theater Group with Forest Whitaker and Roy Fegan. Worked at and attended S.D.S.U, UOPHX, then Capella. A love for music, entertainment and advertising developed into a premier marketing director position at LA Focus Newspaper, owned by Lisa Collins of Billboard & Jheryl Busby, formerly of DreamWorks Records and Motown Records. Advanced to Marketing Director for Eye on Gospel Music Magazine, also owned by Lisa Collins.
Founder/Owner of Urban Royalty Ent. (U.R.E.) AND Co-Owner of ES & URE LLC., establishes and directs most aspects of the companies Entertainment Relations activities.
Family Business: O’Jon Enterprises – Property Management & Investment Company http://www.ojonenterprises.net.
Current Movie/TV scripts and treatments written and registered include: Next Great Drummer, Chasing the Ice Cream Truck, The Vampire Slayer Parody
Past Projects – Worked on or Produced: Ladies of Gospel – City of Refuge, California – 8,000 attendees
Next Great Drummer Nationwide Search – at Sam Ash Music Stores Nationwide w/Finale at Knott’s Berry Farm – 5,000 attendees
Maricopa Music Fest 2014 – Est. attendees – 3,500, www.maricopamusicfest.us