Trevor Nelson MBE (born 7 January 1964 in Hackney, London) is an English DJ and presenter. Born in Hackney to a family of St Lucian heritage, he attended Central Foundation Boys' Grammar School (now known as Central Foundation Boys' School) in Cowper St, Islington, London EC2 and Westminster Kingsway College. His first job was in a shoe shop, but his love of music meant a part time role as a DJ. Nelson gained day time work at a record importer in 1985, and widened his DJ experience putting on "warehouse parties" on the weekends. Nelson then worked in A&R for record labels Cooltempo and EMI, promoting artistes such as D'Angelo, Mica Paris and Lynden David Hall; while also promoting events, including his own Soul II Soul and The Lick.