Arizona Storytellers: Joey Robert Parks

By  KJZZ News
Published: Monday, January 4, 2016 - 9:45am
Updated: Monday, January 4, 2016 - 9:48am

(Photo by Michael Chow - The Arizona Republic)
Joey Robert Parks is the founder and creative director of 26 Blocks.

KJZZ is partnering with the Arizona Republic to bring you the Arizona Storytellers project on the radio. Storytellers in Phoenix share their stories at live events in town. Some of the stories are about living here, some are not.


Joey Robert Parks grew up in Tempe. As an adult, Joey says he over plans everything, but when he was in fifth grade, he wasn't a big planner. One day Joey and his friend, David, were walking home from school when they noticed a storm drain that wasn’t bolted shut and decided to explore.

Joey Robert Parks is the founder and creative director of 26 Blocks.

The next storytelling event is January 18th at Old Main on the Arizona State University Tempe campus. To learn more about the Arizona Storytellers project or how to tell your own story, visit storytellers.azcentral.com.

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