Author Archives for Jennifer Sheets

14 year-old Royce Mann on White Boy Privilege and Unschooling

September 4, 2016 7:25 am Published by 2 Comments

After winning a slam poetry competition at his school, 14-year-old Royce Mann was surprised when the school’s on-line video reached 40,000 views. The video of his performance was soon taken down when the school could no longer monitor the comments. “I thought, well, going viral was cool,” said Royce, “I could check that off […]


#becauseofHATCH: Butterscotch & Director Mary John Frank on “Accept Who I Am”

August 6, 2016 8:23 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Mary John Frank and Butterscotch on the music video “Accept Who I Am” From Montana to New York to Los Angeles, singer and beatboxer, Butterscotch, and director and choreographer, Mary John Frank, criss-crossed paths to create the groundbreaking music video, “Accept Who I Am.” The two artists met unexpectedly at the creativity summit, HATCH […]


Finding My Voice at Hatch

November 20, 2015 9:40 am Published by Leave your thoughts

What could I possibly have to offer at Hatch? That was the questioned that plagued me for the months leading up to the creativity summit in Big Sky, Montana. I was a volunteer, trying to hide in the shadows as I soaked in the energy from the genius minds around me – filmmakers, designers, writers, […]