16-year-old Jordan Coleman writes and directs films that explore issues affecting his generation.
His latest effort, Paying the Price, addresses dating violence.
Recently, Coleman talked with Ebony.com about his work:
I feel people don’t know how serious of a topic [dating violence] is. I did research and found that 1 in 3 teens are victims of teen dating violence. That’s scary to me, and as I did more research, I felt like this was a serious topic. I feel like I’m saving people’s lives with my films because I’m educating them and entertaining at the same time.
Kudos to Jordan for using his talents to shed light on issues that concern youth.
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