STAFF

Tommy A. Jones
Executive Director

Tommy Jones is the Founder and Executive Director of Urban City Youth (UCY) 501(c)(3) a non-profit organization founded in Oakland, CA and operated in the Crenshaw district of South Central Los Angeles, California. After official formation of UCY he delegated students to help with the NuBiAh project… He is most known for his career as Account Executive in radio market #4 San Francisco (S.F.) Bay Area… He earned a Masters of Business Administration degree (MBA) while working as the Sales Manager (SM) for Gospel 1190AM KDYA Radio, formerly known as “Boss of the Bay”.

Tommy feels Blessed to have written thousands of radio commercials targeted to millions of radio listeners.

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UCY Radio Production Team Cycle 7

(L-R) Khalil, Ebony, Carry, Julius produced and hosted over 35 radio shows in Cycle 7

Jorge Morales
Sound and Camera

20 year old Jorge Morales started his quest to become a film maker while after taking his first college film making class. He has been on many film sets and has functioned in just about every role including playing the role of supporting characters. His favorite word is “ACTION” and he prides himself in making a major difference in his community through film making.

Lamar McAdoo
Sound and Camera

19 year Lamar McAdoo discovered his passion for film making while on the set of “the Praise Dancer” – an Urban City Youth production. His good looks and ability to deliver improvised comedy beats as an extra is expected by many (above the line) to take him to the next level in film making and/or acting.

Rachel Bujalski
Cinematographer/Professional Photographer

Rachel Bujalski is a professional photographer who works throughout Los Angeles, CA. Also the Executive Director of the Mirror Mirror project. Originally from Chicago, Illinois, Bujalski moved to Los Angeles in 2011 to pursue her career as a documentary photographer. Bujalski’s photography work largely examines the lifestyles and personalities of people living on the fringes of society that make up American culture today. Her work has been published in National Geographic PROOF, InStyle, Wired, and Vice. In 2013, she started The Mirror, Mirror Project, where she pairs professional artists with youth to create portraits of each other. She partners with UCY to promote workshops for the Visual Arts and REAL Artistic Expression on a Canvass… with paint brushes.

UCY LEGEND

Michael Lincoln joined Urban City Youth in March 2014 as Volunteer Coordinator and Operations Manager. He took a special interest in analyzing the Urban City Youth radio show production chain and in doing so implemented a more effective way to teach many more youth in Los Angeles to become “Brilliant in the Basics” of radio show production. He is now recognized at the UCY headquarters as an official Urban City Youth LEGEND! And is Highlighted and showcased as such around the Urban City youth recording studios. A loving father, husband and devout member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. He is missed everyday. We love Brother Michael Lincoln and will continue to implement his wishes for continual improvement to all systems at Urban City Youth Los Angeles. He crafted a radio production system that remains a Blessing to UCY students!

- Bios coming soon: Leniah Whitside & Marcel Berteaux.