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Young Guru
Brooklyn, NY United States
CROWDRISING SINCE: Oct 03, 2012
Stuff About Me:

Most of you may know me, some of you may not, but truthfully none of you have to; to impact a life only takes knowing yourself!

I'm Young Guru, Sound Engineer to acts such as Jay Z, Kanye West, and Beyoncé. I got my start by pure drive matched with skill... but before then, I got my engineering education by pure luck. 

When I decided to go to engineering school, I couldn't afford the top pick in the country.  Money was tight, there wasn't any financial aid, and my life was about to change; However, I found a school in Maryland that taught engineering, and it was just by luck of the draw one of the best decisions I've ever made. 

My success has been rooted in my hope for something better. Never forgetting that, I've carried that hope with me to South Africa and identified it within young students like my former self.  I've had an amazing experience teaching and speaking at the SAE campus in Cape Town. Getting hands on with their learning environment has connected me back to the hurdles music students face.  Quality education is the key to the craft, and so many of them aren't able to afford it.  

I'm launching the Young Guru Scholarship to give what many students can't get. Partnering with the notable SAE (School of Audio Engineering) Cape Town, South Africa campus, and Heal the Hood, I'll help mentor, advise, and financially support my recipient(s)!

No man can do it alone. With that, my team and I are reaching out to all of you to make an impact!  Donations big and small are needed and encouraged! We're raising to hit our goal of $25,000, funding the education cost at the SAE Institute for our recipient(s). Let's shape the future of music, and offer a chance to those who may have none. Each small step still moves us forward; The Call to Action is nothing without an Answer.

 

                                                                                                     Sincerely,

                                                                        Gimel “Young Guru” Keaton

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