Kent Edwards

Kent J. Edwards, a 21-year-old self-taught photojournalist from Bowie, MD. Kent started on his photography journey in August 2018. Initially drawn to photography as a means to earn extra income during winter and fulfill a school credit, Kent’s passion was ignited the moment he held his first camera. The seamless connection he felt with the camera sparked a deep love for photography, driving his passion to learn and grow in the craft.

Kent is currently based in New York City and is a photo intern at Thomson Reuters. He specializes in sports photography and photojournalism. Previously, he worked as a photography intern with the Portland Trail Blazers.

Kent is also the recipient of a year-long DPPF mentorship.


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