How a Big Dream and Determination Propelled This Young Creative Director to Rise to Success
By Ernest Hamilton
Since a young age Michael had a deep appreciation for the behind-the-scenes work that went into putting on a show. As a result of this fascination, at age 15, Michael was able to attain an internship in this industry with a local Chicago company. Having this unique opportunity, Michael realized that he had to take full advantage of it; and that he did. Every time he had a chance to learn something new, he would not hesitate to ask questions in order to learn as much as he could.
Michael was able to take advantage of his opportunity to enhance his skillset and this brought him great success. He was able to get a start with local Chicago artist Chance the Rapper and from there his rise has been exponential. Michael has been the creative director and been responsible for setting up the performances for a number of great artists such as; the aforementioned Chance the Rapper, Billie Eilish, SZA, among many others.
Michael is a great example of how pursuing your dreams can truly pay off for you. This all being said, he also exemplifies hard-work and determination. He realized that he wanted something and used his skills and willingness to learn to always get better and ultimately rise to the top. Michael can be found on most social media platforms where you can interact with him and see how the industry works from a first-hand account.