Jaelin Tahmal Vernon

Jaelin Tahmal Vernon

👨‍🎓 Male / Black
🏫 Rochester Institute of Technology
👨‍🎨 New Media Design
📍 Rochester, New York
🎂 01/24/2003

“Even though I didn’t always have what I needed to create I made do with what I had. Whenever life got hard or I felt that I couldn’t go on art always kept me going.”

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Active from 9/12/2021 to 05/26/2026

About Me

  • College freshman
  • Dream to be an artist ever since I was a child
  • Desire to use my art to help others the way that making art helped me
  • R.I.T Reporter
  • Anime Club
  • Hope to use my degree to create a platform where I can tell stories that inspire, teach and heal others.
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“My name is Jaelin Vernon and I am currently majoring in New Media Design at R.I.T. As a child I dreamed of being an artist. Even though I didn’t always have what I needed to create  I made do with what I had. Whenever life got hard or I felt that I couldn’t go on art always kept me going. I want to use my art to help others the way that making art helped me. I hope to use my degree to create a platform where I can tell stories that inspire, teach and heal others.”

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