C. Phoenix Tyler is from Chicago, IL. She is the CEO of C. Phoenix Tyler Productions, LLC and the Executive Director of C. Phoenix Tyler Rising Stars (formerly Blue Sky Rhythm Productions) both performing and visual arts production companies. Phoenix is also an actress, writer, director and producer and the author of College Survival Kit, 10 Things Every Girl Should Know Before Going To College and College Survival Kit, 10 Things Every Guy Should Know Before Going to College. Phoenix is also an attorney. She is the recipient of the Hardest Working Actor Award, awarded by the Tom Joyner Morning Show 106.3FM. Phoenix is a former mentor with the National Cares Program and a former resident artist of the DuSable Museum of African American History (Chicago, IL). She is also the recipient of the Artist Literary Award (Village of Hazel Crest, IL).