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Aaron Jackson

Aaron Jackson

Hometown: Grayslake, Ill.
High School: Grayslake Central High School
Intended major: Film & Media Studies
Possible career: Video Director, Media Artist, Producer

What impact do you want to have on the world?

I want to use what I have to show the world how beautiful it is to live mindfully, engaging in every possible moment life has to offer. 

Name a person you admire.

My grandmother, Mary Hudson.

What is something you are proud of in your life so far?

I am proud of paying my own apartment lease out of my own pocket, supporting myself for over two years now (living on my own). 

What have been the most valuable Evans Scholars program experiences for you?

Outward Bound (the reflection exercise) and Summer of 2015 (making over 30 videos/films using Evans funded camera equipment, living stipend for all expenses paid summer).

What was the most transformative class you have taken and/or what subjects do you want to explore deeply?

Integrated Media Design and I want to explore media, sound-image perception, and cultural production.