1. Where were you born and where do you live now?
Born in Houston, TX, raised in Maui, Hawaii, and have lived in NYC for the last 10 years.
2. How did you end up being a jewelry designer?
My family ran a fine jewelry stores and after moving to NYC, I was searching for fashion forward statement jewelry which was difficult for me to find. So I ended up making a career change from Finance to Fashion Jewelry and got my jewelry design degree from FIT.
3. How did you come up with the name K2o, is there a meaning behind it?
I wanted a short and catchy name. The brand name is derived from my nickname which is "KK" or sometimes "KKO" and from those nicknames I came up with K2o.