Teen Filmmaker Takes on Dating Violence

Teen Filmmaker Takes on Dating Violence

16-year-old Jordan Coleman inspires peers (and adults) with 'Paying the Price'

Melanie Yvette

by Melanie Yvette, October 11, 2012

Teen Filmmaker Takes on Dating Violence

Jordan Coleman

lot. She always told me to keep my priorities in check, and do what I have to do, so I can do what I want to do. I always live by that mindset.

EBONY: How can people get their hands your work?

JC:  My website, which is JordanColemanfilms.com, has some trailers up from previous films. I go across the country showing my films; I’ve been to schools, churches, book clubs, programs, everything.

EBONY: How have people been responding to all that you’ve been doing?

JC: They seem to enjoy the films. I really feel like I can connect with the students because I am a student. I know where they are coming from and they know where I’m coming from.

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