Imani Avanti

Lead Vocals

Imani grew up in the Logan Heights/El Cajon area of San Diego, CA. She was interested in theater as a student and went on to pursue a career in activism before moving to Hawaii to add her incredible voice to OkChange. When she isn’t working on a million different projects, you will find her at her Hale, ukulele in hand.


Jay M. Lara


Jay was born in Lancaster, CA a medium sized town in Los Angeles County. From an early age, he was highly active politically and worked for a variety of political and nonprofit organizations managing their fundraising and marketing operations. In 2016, fed up with working countless hours, decided to sell his shares in a company he started, and pursue music full time in Hawaii for Ok2Change.


Matthew Jordan

Vocal Percussion

Matthew grew up in Santa Cruz, CA and spent his early years working as a mechanic with his father’s shop. Matthew’s incredible beatboxing was discovered by Imani at La Hiki Ola Kava Bar. Matthew is passionate about music and kindness to others. When he isn’t fixing his VW van, you will find him making strange noises and testing out sounds.