Brooklyn native graduated May 2008 from The School of Visual Arts with a Bachelors degree in Film/Video. In 2005, landed an internship with Sun God Collection, a small company under Director Julien "Director X" Lutz. Adonis has also worked under directors Benny Boom, Justin Francis, and Jessy Terrero.

His short films Back Streets and Cecilia's Birthday have played throughout numerous film festivals including the 2012 Big Apple Film Festival in Tribeca Cinemas.

A board member of Brooklyn Young Filmmakers, Adonis takes time out to occasionally teach workshops and connect to underserved communities throughout Brooklyn, NY.  He travels nationally as a member of the WorldVentures Foundation where he engages in volunteer activity with such organizations as the Hugh It Forward program and the Boys & Girls Club.

Adonis loves all three major sports (a diehard Mets fan), live music events, anything retro New York, and Mixed Martial Arts. Today Adonis is unrepresented working as a New York based director.