Student Board Member
Artist | Videographer
Jelani Byrd is a passionate student, international traveler, and lifelong learner currently working toward his high school diploma, with a focus in architecture and engineering, at Phelps ACE High School in Washington DC. He is also pursuing advanced course work at the University of the District of Columbia. Jelani has spent years of independent study refining his artistic abilities to prepare himself for his future organized education. Through this independent study, Jelani has acquired professional proficiency in a myriad of fields including sound design, video editing, graphic design, web design, and more. As a previous participant in the Studio DC program with The Urban Studio, Jelani never ceased to showcase his skills as a designer and collaborative leader, producing high-quality work with his fellow cohort members. Jelani’s greatest desire in life is too, “create the world I would have wanted to grow up in,” and most importantly, “have fun while doing it”.