Emilio Mils (born October 9, 1987) is an American actor, singer/songwriter, rapper, artist, designer, and acrobatic yoga instructor. In 2012, under the artist name, Mili Mils, Crystal Rain Productions released 2 singles, “Chainless” and “My Treasure,” both written, composed and performed by Mils. At the time, he was serving in the U.S. Military and was unable to pursue his full career.
After medically leaving the Air Force in 2015, Mils pursued a much more freeing career in radio, rekindling his flame for creativity. In 2016, he left radio to pursue expressive art as a career adding digital illustration and performance art to his arsenal of artistic ability under his personal brand, The Mils Edition (@theMilsEdition).
Mils has enjoyed success in Sacramento’s arts & media scene using his creativity to entertain, spark social change and empower the entrepreneurial artist within. His community events are for like-minded people to connect in a safe and collaborative environment whether it be an artist mixer or an acrobatic yoga jam session.
Mils has worked with hundreds of people, businesses, products & events as an all-around creative. As a published writer, poet & lyricist, he’s written & voiced on-air commercials and promotions for 6 major radio stations and 7 brands in the Sacramento market alone. Mils has been featured on over a dozen websites & podcasts, radio shows, over 1,100 social media pages, and a handful of news broadcasts.
Mils has Emcee’d and performed at festivals, concerts, tours and outdoor events with over 10,000 people in attendance and has made several television appearances including nationally syndicated Fox 40, and Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell and Back. His professional modeling background consists of commercial, promotional, fitness, fashion and editorial work including Chevrolet’s Finding New Roads magazine (October, 2015) #FuelYourHustle campaign.
As an artist and designer, Mils has created digital media from logos and brand marks to 6 ft mural designs. His passion for creativity and wild imagination have allowed him to push the confines of any box. “If I had a superpower in art and design I would say it was ideation. The ideas are the easy part.
Mils’s ultimate goal is to bring enjoyment, value, and inspiration to people’s lives. He strongly believes in collaboration over competition.
“The most efficient and effective way to grow is together. Changing the world, one smile at a time.”