AJ+

Afro-Mexicans of Los Angeles

Director, Videographer, Field Producer

“I think that maybe when I was five, I remember I went in the shower and I started scrubbing really hard ’cause I didn’t’ think I was dark. I thought I was dirty.”

LA Taco

Unapologetically Celebrating Fat Chick Style

Web Reporter and Photographer

“At gyms I have experienced things like a group of young boys making fun of me because of working out and talking s*** about it. They were standing five feet from the bench where I was doing sit ups on. They were talking as a group about how I should not even be there because of my size, because it was not obviously helping me anyway.”

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How Hello Kitty Fandom Turned Into A Career

Director, Videographer, Field Producer, Editor

Southern Foodways Alliance

South by South of the Border Soul Food

Podcast Producer, Host

Black-eyed peas and collards. Fried chicken and peach cobbler. Customers at Delicious Southern Cuisine in Los Angeles come for these soul food staples, a taste that reminds some of their Southern roots. But there’s a different narrative going on in the kitchen… one with a Latino flavor.

Note: This podcast helped win a James Beard Foundation award.