Sonia Smith-Kang's multiracial heritage and multicultural experience set the foundation for her life’s mission and purpose.
A proud military brat, she was born in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico to a Mexican-American mother and African-American father. The family was then transferred to the island of Oahu, Hawaii where they lived until calling L.A home.
Today she is married to her Korean-American husband and together they have 4 multiracial children they are raising as "mini global citizens".
Sonia is a social entrepreneur. She is founder and designer of Mixed Up Clothing where she utilized fashion as her vehicle to teach about culture, diversity, race and identity. Mixed Up Clothing's goal is developing friendships through fabrics.
Along with the clothing line, Sonia is an expert in the multiracial community, a writer and influencer with different media outlets. She is a multiracial activist and serves as VP of a non-profit organization called Multiracial Americans of Southern California that is dedicated to advocating and supporting this community.
Sonia is co-founder of MultiCulti Corner and Mixed Heritage Day. On Sept 23, 2017, the 2ndannual Mixed Heritage Day will take place at Dodger Stadium for a day of community.
Sonia and her work has been seen on NBC’s Today show, The Real, LA Times, Huff Post, NPR, Latina Magazine and InTouch Magazine. She has collaborated with celebrities Taye Diggs and Garcelle Beauvais. Celebrity fans of her clothing line include Tia & Tamera Mowry, Nicole Parker Ari and Boris Kodjoe, Modern Family's Aubrey Anderson and TLC's The Little Couple.