Willie Kirts was raised in Alexandria, Louisiana and grew up loving to draw along with a passion for the architecture field from an early age. Willie earned his Bachelor of Architecture degree from Louisiana State University in 2021 where he was recognized as a 2017 Black Scholar Honoree and a Communication Across the Curriculum Distinguished Communicator Candidate. He also served as an Architecture Student Mentor. Since graduating, Willie has honed his skills in 3D modeling, rendering, and post-production for architectural presentations. Willie was hired by DNA Workshop in 2022 and primarily works on construction documents and renderings. When he’s away from the office, he loves MMA training and drawing.