EVRYWHR (birth name Michael Jefferson) was born and raised in Port Huron, Michigan to a loving working-class family. EVRYWHR’s love and obsession for all things music began at the age of 3, when he would sit next to his dad on the family sofa listening to old Stax and Motown records, while engulfing himself in the sounds of artists like Curtis Mayfield,
Michael Jackson and The Temptations. By age 9, EVRYWHR starting singing, and at 14 wrote his first song. EVRYWHR attended Western Michigan University, where he would earn his degree in Sales & Business Marketing. His real dream though was to make it as a songwriter and recording artist. In 2010, he made a bold move to Los Angeles. “If you’re gonna work, you have to be at the office,” he says. “The move was the biggest decision I ever made because I knew no one in Los Angeles, and I would truly be on my
EVRYWHR wasted no time getting acclimated to the big city, by networking and meeting influential people who could assist in pursuing his goals. He started collaborating with a number of emerging Pop artists like Leona Lewis, Mila J and Aaron Carter. He would eventually go onto co-write two songs entitled “Confessions” and “Violence” for the 2013 Grammy-winning album Gravity, performed by Gospel rapper Lecrae. In addition to his rising music career, EVRYWHR recently shot a pilot in the country of Cambodia, for a TV show tentatively titled Destination EVRYWHR. The forthcoming series will have EVRYWHR taking trips to various countries around the globe to explore and discuss culture, bridge gaps, and make music with the locals.