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Atman Smith is a co-founder of the Holistic Life Foundation, where he served as Director of Youth Programming for ten years and currently serves as the Director of Fundraising. Atman is also co-founder and co-CEO of For the People Entertainment. For the past 11 years, Atman has been teaching yoga and mindfulness to a diverse population including undeserved and high-risk youth in Baltimore City Public Schools, drug treatment centers, wellness centers, and colleges. A native of Baltimore, Atman attended the University of Maryland, College Park, where he was a letter award winner for the university’s basketball team. He graduated with a B.A. in criminology and criminal justice.