Jamal Collins is always critiquing himself. He films his graphic design classes, trying to dissect the directions he’s giving students, how he’s explaining things, how he’s interacting. Body language. Everything. He’s always thinking.
“I have an hour-long ride here and I go over everything in my head,” he says, standing in his Richmond Heights High School’s summer techie camp — part of the district’s free after-school enrichment program, Rise Up.
Collins adjusts a video camera set up on a tripod while students stay busy creating business cards for the Inner City Baseball Academy of Greater Cleveland on Photoshop. The winner gets a small stipend — a contest similar to a recent T-shirt design project for Rise Up.
Here’s the full article in Cool Cleveland writing by Nicole Hennesy: https://coolcleveland.com/2018/06/designer-jamal-collins-shares-knowledge-nicole-hennessy/