Biography - Mitchell | LSU Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs

photo: mitchellMichael L. Mitchell

Mitchell, also known as A.V. Mitchell, is an inspirational artist. He was raised in St. Francisville and educated and established his career as an artist in the Baton Rouge. He wrote poetry earlier in life, but did not start converting it into music seriously until he was in his late teens. He is a graduate of Southern University and A&M College, a youth leader and a music minister. Mitchell has overcome various challenges which are embodied in his music. Music, motivation, and ministry are the key components of his artistry.