Based in New York City, my clients include the Associated Press, the New York Times, The Washington Post, and Google. I'm seeking my Bachelor of Arts in Photojournalism with a minor in Sociology from Western Kentucky University.
I grew up in St.Louis, Missouri where I learned that photos move people in a way that no other medium can. As a photojournalist, I work hard to capture the aesthetics of our visual history as fast as it happens.
Michelle Calhan, 52 of Knoxville, Tennessee sits in her bed after getting little sleep the night before due to symptoms of Benzo withdrawal. “I don’t want to be in this body. I’m tired of seeing the same trees out of the same window feeling the same way,” said Calnan while she wept in her bed.
Keith Ford, 23, was 18 when his mother threw him out of their home during his senior year of high school at Voyages Preparatory Academy in Queens. Self-conscious and concerned about how his classmates and teachers would react, Ford said he kept his homelessness a secret. For the remainder of his senior year he “couch-surfed” at friends’ homes or slept on the subway. He survived on the food he saved from school, but oftentimes did not eat. Ford lives with his fiancé, Tanaeja Wright, in her parents, Brooklyn apartment. They are hoping to move out and get their own place soon. They plan to get married in 2020 and his long-term goal is to go to college and become an architect.
US Army Specialist Shane Cardel, of Jamaica bows his head after taking the Naturalization Oath of Allegiance to the United States of America Friday, June 30, 2017 during an naturalization ceremony in the New York Public Library in New York. Over 190 immigrants from 59 countries became American citizens at this naturalization ceremony. This is the fourth annual Independence Day naturalization ceremony being hosted by the Library with United States Citizenship and Immigration Services.