Have you ever felt unseen, unheard, misjudged, or misunderstood? In his book What About Me: Walking the Tightrope as a Black Man in America, D. John Jackson, a Fortune 50 corporate leader with over thirty years of engineering and business leadership, shares a simple, powerful message: Your life matters. Your dreams matter. And you can achieve them, no matter who you are or where you’re starting out.
Through the stories and lessons of his own personal journey, Jackson proves time and again that what you say and do can change the trajectory of your life. Written specifically for young Black men and boys in America today, What About Me speaks to, and for, all marginalized or underrepresented voices with a call of courage and perseverance.
When young Black men and boys are fully appreciated, when we all come together through stories of success and hope, this country will finally reach its true potential. D. John Jackson is also the founder of 5J Entertainment, a company committed to educating, informing, entertaining, and promoting positive images of African Americans through various forms of media. Its first film documentary, What About Me, explores the untold, unheard, distorted, and misunderstood stories of Black men in America.
He’s a fortune 50 executive and founder, owner, and principal of the groundbreaking Nationally syndicated documentary entitled, “What About Me. D. John Jackson is committed to educating, informing, entertaining, and promoting positive images of African Americans through various forms of media. Visit his websites here at djohnjackson.com and 5j-entertainment.com for more.