Client: The Royalty Journal
Focus: Concept, Creative Direction, Design, Frontend Development, Backend Development
Daryl Homer (born July 16, 1990) is an American Olympic saber fencer. He competed in the 2012 Summer Olympics and the 2016 Summer Olympics. He won the silver medal in individual saber at the 2016 Olympics. He was also a silver medalist at the 2015 World Fencing Championships, and is a five-time gold medalist at the Pan American Fencing Championships.
Homer was born on St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands to Juliette Smith and Daryl Homer.At the age of 5, Homer moved to New York City with his mother and younger sister D’Meca, to an apartment on Gun Hill Road in the Bronx. Homer attended Public School 21 their before going to Salesian High School in New Rochelle. He eventually graduated from St. John’s University with a degree in advertising communications. He now works for advertising and marketing agency Anomaly.
Homer regularly speaks to inner city youth about balancing his career with his athletic passions. He is a brand ambassador at Fencing in the Schools, a non-profit that aims to enrich the lives of students in the inner city through fencing. The program focuses on the health benefits, life skills, and exposure fencing can give to students in some of the most impoverished neighborhoods. The program has trained teachers in Utah, Chicago, Newark, New York City, and Vermont.
Creative Producer: Steve Saint Fleur
Photographer: Joshua Kissi
Project Management: Steve Saint Fleur
Assistant: Corey Smith