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Jahneil Richards

5005

Bold Points

2x

Nominee

1x

Finalist

Bio

Hello, My Name is Jahneil Richards. I Was born and raised in Jamaica. I moved to the united states in hopes to pursue a better education and achieve my long-term goal of working in the Film Industry. At an earlier age, I became fascinated by how all the different aspects of the film industry work together. As I got older, I started to participate in different activities that include, filming, acting, and editing to improve my skills. I was recently accepted to The University of Oklahoma, where I hope to continue higher education in Film and media studies.

Education

Capitol Hill Hs

High School
2021 - 2022

Miscellaneous

  • Desired degree level:

    Bachelor's degree program

  • Majors of interest:

    • Film/Video and Photographic Arts
    • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
    • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
  • Not planning to go to medical school
  • Career

    • Dream career field:

      Motion Pictures and Film

    • Dream career goals:

      My long-term goal is to graduate from college and pursue a career in the film industry.

    • Crew Member

      Mcdonalds
      2022 – Present2 years
    • Babysitter

      2021 – 2021

    Sports

    Track & Field

    Club
    2015 – Present9 years

    Awards

    • Bronze Medal
    • Bronze medal in 300m Hurdles

    Soccer

    Junior Varsity
    2018 – 20191 year

    Awards

    • No

    Research

    • English Language and Literature, General

      English — Writer
      2022 – Present

    Arts

    • School Drama Club

      Acting
      Dracula, Lafayette
      2019 – 2020

    Public services

    • Volunteering

      Key Club — Volunteer Member
      2021 – Present

    Future Interests

    Advocacy

    Volunteering

    Entrepreneurship

    Bold Passion Scholarship
    When I moved to Oklahoma from Jamaica, was when my passion for film/cinema became a reality. Many resources became available to me that were unavailable in Jamaica. These resources provided me with many more opportunities to practice videography, film, and editing. I came here from Jamaica with my family to pursue a better education and with the hope that there would be many more opportunities for jobs, and overall better quality of life. After moving to Oklahoma I began traveling to the racetrack with my brother. There I started my journey of recording videos for him and other bikers as they rode and competed in races down the track. The next day I would sit down and edit all my videos and post them on my personal social media account, or share them with my brother and friends. Whenever I record and edit videos, my mind takes me to a space of imagination, blocking out all noise and distractions around me. It is one of the finest feelings to be felt. I love doing what I do, for the reason that it makes me very ecstatic whenever I get to see the full results of my imagination in a video or photo. Editing a video that is as long as ten minutes, can normally take up to three hours to be completed. Even though three hours might sound long, having a passion and love for something you do, you would be surprised how fast time flies. As a videographer and editor, there are always so many new things to learn. I always tend to try and go outside of my comfort zone to make my current video better than the first. I am very eager to mold my passion for filmmaking.
    Bold Driven Scholarship
    I grew up in an environment where not many opportunities were available. My Dad, a single parent, had struggled to make ends meet for my siblings and I to eat and be comfortable. This is one of the reasons I always pushed myself to do better. As I got older, I want to be able to take care of myself and my family. My biggest dream is to work in the film industry as a director, videographer, editor, actor, or producer, I love to do it all. For as long as I can commemorate, I have always been fascinated by how films are made. From the technique and skills it requires, to how it brings forth emotions to their designated audience. I have recently applied to a college in pursuit of a bachelor's degree in Film and Media Studies, to help better and improve the skills necessary to achieve this dream. Which will lead to an opportunity of working with a great company in the incoming future. In conclusion, my goals for the future are to support my family and their needs and become one of the greatest filmmakers. I want to be able to bring forth something new to the film industry that would gravitate to all audiences watching, making them feel like they are physically experiencing what they are watching.
    Bold Happiness Scholarship
    My family, friends, and my love for the film industry are major figures in my life and they are the reason I am happy. I grew up in an environment where not many opportunities were available. My Dad, a single parent, had struggled to make ends meet for my siblings and I to eat and be comfortable. This is one of the reasons I always pushed myself to do better. As I got older, I want to be able to take care of myself and my family. My biggest dream is to work in the film industry as a director, videographer, editor, actor, or producer, I love to do it all. For as long as I can commemorate, I have always been fascinated by how films are made. From the technique and skills it requires, to how it brings forth emotions to their designated audience. I have recently applied to a college in pursuit of a bachelor's degree in Film and Media Studies, to help better and improve the skills necessary to achieve this dream. Which will lead to an opportunity of working with a great company in the incoming future. I want to be able to bring forth something new to the film industry that would gravitate to all audiences watching, making them feel like they are physically experiencing what they are watching. Seeing people experience something new and enjoy it makes me happy.
    Bold Success Scholarship
    I grew up in an environment where not many opportunities were available. My Dad, a single parent, had struggled to make ends meet for my siblings and I to eat and be comfortable. This is one of the reasons I always pushed myself to do better. As I got older, I want to be able to take care of myself and my family. My biggest dream is to work in the film industry as a director, videographer, editor, actor, or producer, I love to do it all. For as long as I can commemorate, I have always been fascinated by how films are made. From the technique and skills it requires, to how it brings forth emotions to their designated audience. I have recently applied to a college in pursuit of a bachelor's degree in Film and Media Studies, to help better and improve the skills necessary to achieve this dream. Which will lead to an opportunity of working with a great company in the incoming future. In conclusion, my goals for the future are to support my family and their needs and become one of the greatest filmmakers. I want to be able to bring forth something new to the film industry that would gravitate to all audiences watching, making them feel like they are physically experiencing what they are watching.
    Bold Reflection Scholarship
    In a synopsis of my upbringing, I lost my mom to gun violence, thus leaving my father in a set position to tend to three children. My dad moved to the united states to help create a better life for his children. A couple of years later, he was capable enough to allow his kids to have the same opportunity he did when he moved to the united states. Having a proud father has always been one of the most imperative things in my life, trying to go above the expectations of what he had designed for me as a son. Over time my fascination with the film industry evolved from mere interest to a raw passion that needs molding. Throughout my high school years, I participated in activities that could better my skill in this field. During my senior year of high school, I had finally decided to attend college with a purpose. To pursue my dream of being a filmmaker. In the future, I hope to work for an amazing company to broaden my work and support my family's needs.
    Bold Fuel Your Life Scholarship
    I grew up in an environment where not many opportunities were available. My Dad, a single parent, had struggled to make ends meet for my siblings and me to eat and be comfortable. This is one of the reasons I always pushed myself to do better. As I got older, I want to be able to take care of myself and my family. My biggest dream is to work in the film industry as a director, videographer, editor, actor, or producer, I love to do it all. For as long as I can commemorate, I have always been fascinated by how films are made. From the technique and skills it requires, to how it brings forth emotions to their designated audience. I have recently applied to a college in pursuit of a bachelor's degree in Film and Media Studies, to help better and improve the skills necessary to achieve this dream. Which will lead to an opportunity of working with a great company in the incoming future. Having these goals fuel me to be someone great and push me to create goals to achieve for myself.
    Bold Career Goals Scholarship
    My biggest dream is to work in the film industry as a director, videographer, editor, actor, or producer, I love to do it all. For as long as I can commemorate, I have always been fascinated by how films are made. From the technique and skills it requires, to how it brings forth emotions to their designated audience. I have recently applied to a college in pursuit of a bachelor's degree in Film and Media Studies, to help better and improve the skills necessary to achieve this dream. Which will lead to an opportunity of working with a great company in the incoming future. In this company, I hope to strengthen and influence the people around me to fight for equality within the industry and bring joy to everyone I work with or without. I want to be able to bring forth something new for people who are watching to feel different emotions and feel like they are within what was created.
    Bold Goals Scholarship
    I grew up in an environment where not many opportunities were available. My Dad, a single parent, had struggled to make ends meet for my siblings and I to eat and be comfortable. This is one of the reasons I always pushed myself to do better. As I got older, I want to be able to take care of myself and my family. My biggest dream is to work in the film industry as a director, videographer, editor, actor, or producer, I love to do it all. For as long as I can commemorate, I've always been fascinated by how films are made. From the technique and skills it requires, to how it brings forth emotions to their designated audience. I have recently applied to a college in pursuit of a bachelor's degree in Film and Media Studies, to help better and improve the skills necessary to achieve this dream. Which will lead to an opportunity of working with an amazing company in the incoming future.
    Tyde Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship in perspective focuses primarily on the presented opportunity for my family and I rather than just financial aid. I believe I am a great candidate for this scholarship due to my thriving aspiration of being the best version of myself. As a motivated, career-driven individual, my priorities have always been to accomplish the tasks in front of me, not giving much thought to the financial side of my academic endeavors. In a synopsis of my upbringing, I lost my mom to gun violence, thus leaving my father in a set position to tend to three children. My dad moved to the united states to help create a better life for his children. A couple of years later, he was capable enough to allow his kids to have the same opportunity he did when he moved to the united states. Having a proud father has always been one of the most imperative things in my life, trying to go above the expectations of what he had designed for me as a son. Over time my fascination with the film industry evolved from mere interest to a raw passion that needs molding. Throughout my high school years, I participated in activities that could better my skill in this field. During my senior year of high school, I had finally decided to attend college with a purpose. To pursue my dream of being a filmmaker. I believe that College will help me mold this passion by giving me the correct tools and knowledge aiding me with the right skills and developing the right attributes to pursue this as my career choice. Attending college can provide other benefits such as; internships, hands-on learning, and skills needed to communicate and work well in the career industry. This gives me an opportunity of boardening my work into a larger main stream company. After applying and being accepted to the University of Oklahoma, the reality is that I do not have a substantial financial support system to help me through college. My father and family are incapable of supporting me financially with my tertiary education. I also believe that this scholarships would impact my life in the future not only by relieving student debt but also help me with the confidence and perseverance to achieve something greater. In conclusion, given this opportunity, I will be able to succeed in what I started without thinking about the financial side of my study.
    Jae'Sean Tate BUILT Scholarship
    This scholarship in perspective focuses primarily on the presented opportunity for my family and I rather than just financial aid. I believe I am a great candidate for this scholarship due to my thriving aspiration of being the best version of myself. As a motivated, career-driven individual, my priorities have always been to accomplish the tasks in front of me, not giving much thought to the financial side of my academic endeavors. In a synopsis of my upbringing, I lost my mom to gun violence, thus leaving my father in a set position to tend to three children. My dad moved to the united states to help create a better life for his children. A couple of years later, he was capable enough to allow his kids to have the same opportunity he did when he moved to the united states. Having a proud father has always been one of the most imperative things in my life, trying to go above the expectations of what he had designed for me as a son. Over time my fascination with the film industry evolved from mere interest to a raw passion that needs molding. Throughout my high school years, I participated in activities that could better my skill in this field. During my senior year of high school, I had finally decided to attend college with a purpose. To pursue my dream of being a filmmaker. After applying and being accepted to the University of Oklahoma, the reality is that I do not have a substantial financial support system to help me through college. My father and family are incapable of supporting me financially with my tertiary education. In conclusion, given this opportunity, I will be able to succeed in what I started without thinking about the financial side of my study.
    Lo Easton's “Wrong Answers Only” Scholarship
    1. I don't deserve this Scholarship 2. What is a Goal? 3. I'm too perfect for obstacles.