“What’s a Multipotentialite?”

Multipotentiality is the state of having many exceptional talents, any one or more of which could make for a great career for that person.

Tamara Fisher, Edweek

A multipotentialite is a person capable of excelling in multiple areas or fields. As I described in my article for PRISM Mag, “I realized very recently that the dysphoria around my ambitions was because of the perceived societal pressure that you are allowed only one monumental contribution in your life when in fact, life constantly proves that this is the direct opposite…”

READ “I’m a Multipotentialite: Here’s What that Means” Here

“I’m someone who’s never been able to answer the question, ‘What do you want to be when you grow up?’…See, the problem wasn’t that I didn’t have any interests, it’s that I had too many.” – Emilie Wapnick, TEDxBend 2015

Published by Juwan The Curator

Juwan Holmes is a Brooklyn-born multipotentialite and Curator of the PRISM Collaborative. He is also the creator of the PhotoView, and Co-Founder, Photographer and Writer behind Humans of Hip Hop, a photojournalist publication dedicated to documenting figures in hip hop culture. Juwan is tirelessly dedicated to serving and fostering creative opportunities for others. His presence and work in various mediums has reached the halls of Columbia University, New York University, The New School, The Guggenheim Museum, and The Aperture Gallery; published in Tinder, Bustle, Genius.com, The Shade Room, Hollywood Unlocked, and Medium; and earned recognition by Spike Lee, Dr. Funkenberry, Michael Smith, and Clarkisha Kent, among others.

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