Tariq Alexander is a modern day renaissance man. Over the last 20 years, Tariq Alexander has been immersed in the business of entertainment. He began his career as a fashion model, becoming one of the first African-American males to reach an A-List status in the industry, with placements in GQ, Ebony, Vogue and with brands such as Calvin Klein, Versace, Neiman Marcus, Saks and more.
He then systematically transitioned to other areas of entertainment and media as an independent film maker, actor, producer, singer and songwriter. Alexander's passion to help people break into the entertainment industry drove him to create a world for entertainers to connect and collaborate. Thus, creating The System Within (TSW) to serve as a networking organization to support members by leveraging and capitalizing on emerging opportunities in the entertainment industry.