277: How to Reinvent Yourself From Felon to Filmmaker & Social Activist w/ Samson Styles, JayCity Enterprise [Main T4C episode]
Samson Styles is a filmmaker, documentarian and co-founder of JayCity Enterprise a production company which develops content for digital and linear platforms. His most recent documentary KILLING BEEF: Gun Violence in the Black Community has won Best Documentary at film festivals and has been picked up by REVOLT TV...
“Believe and keep pushing through because sooner or later the doors are going to open for you.”
Best Career Advice
“We are all meant to go through what we are meant to go through, including mistakes because mistakes are just learning.”
“Most of it was just because people didn’t open up doors for me or didn’t think I was qualified because I wasn’t in the club. Once [BET] let me go because they said they couldn’t afford my salary anymore, I hit a real tough spot financially. And my wife had lost her gig maybe three months prior.”
Video Production, Social Media, Entertainment, Digital Media
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