Todd Gray photographed Michael Jackson over a period of 10 years, working closely with the famed and beloved musician. This image of Jackson is included in Gray’s book Michael Jackson Before He Was King, published in 2009. Gray spends his time between Ghana, Africa, and Los Angeles, CA. He is currently a Professor of Photography and Digital Imaging at Cal State Long Beach. He participated in Light Work’s Artist-in-Residence program in July 2007.