Maurice

Maurice

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Maurice: My name is Maurice Miles. I graduated from college with a degree in mass communications on my birthday, May 9th, 2009. I became a 2nd grade teacher for a year, helped a friend start a non-profit organization, then began working on capitol hill with Michelle Obama. I also worked with Rev. Lennox Yearwood.

BW: What brought you to Atlanta?

Maurice: Chasing a new dream. I’ve always been into the music industry.  I stayed with friends for the first couple of weeks, when I moved down here, but when I started to have to pay more bills, I decided to go to the homeless shelter.

I’ve had a nice run up until the last year or so. I’ve enjoyed my journey of living so far. I definitely could be 6 feet deep but I’m not. 

BW: What are the next steps?

Maurice: Get a job, find a studio, make my record and put my money back into the community with the non-profit that I helped start back in 2010.

 

Deborah

Deborah

Mecca

Mecca