Raised in Utica, Mississippi, Frizell Bailey is an experienced educator, published writer and businessman. After graduating from Tougaloo College, he attended the University of Mississippi graduate school where he studied teaching and instruction. Frizell spent two years teaching English on the middle school and high school levels in the Mississippi Delta.
In 2002, he moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin where he worked as a graduate teaching assistant and received a Masters degree in Journalism and Mass Communication while working as a local journalist and columnist.
In recent years, Frizell has worked in the Marketing and Ecommerce industry. Frizell also is a partner/board member in Pendulum Coffee, an advocacy and educational company, which promotes fair trade, sustainability and community among coffee lovers, roasters and farmers.