A Golden Touch—A Golden Heart. Reading the biographies of icon Quincy Jones— musician, composer, producer, arranger, conductor— it would seem that everything Quincy Jones touches turns into gold (or at least platinum). Named by Time Magazine as one of the most influential jazz musicians of the 20th century, Quincy has received 28 Grammys and an entertainment industry record of 80 nominations. For three famously productive years, he was Frank Sinatra’s conductor and arranger, producing, amongst others, the arrangement “Fly Me to The Moon” — the first music played on the moon in 1969 by astronaut Buzz Aldrin. Quincy went on to produce Michael Jackson’s multi-platinum solo albums Off the Wall, Bad, and Thriller (the best-selling album of all time).
Madison Tevlin began her career at the age of 12 when her cover of John Legend’s All of Me went viral. Born and raised in Toronto Ontario, Madison is a model, advocate, and actor. Her credits include Mr. D, Who Do You Think I Am, hosting the red carpet at the Canadian Screen Awards, and her iconic role as Cosentino in the film Champions, starring Woody Harrelson and directed by Bobby Farrelly.
Bobby Farrelly is an acclaimed film director, screenwriter, and producer. Along with his brother Peter, the Farrelly Brothers are world-famous for their iconic comedies, including Dumb & Dumber, There’s Something About Mary, Kingpin, Hall Pass, and many others. Their films have grossed well over $1 billion at the box office.
Rob Lowe’s iconic career spans 4 decades in film, television, and theater. He is also an acclaimed author. Rob has been nominated for two Emmys, six Golden Globes, and four Screen Actors Guild awards in which he won two. He has starred in the ‘80s classics St. Elmo’s Fire, About Last Night, and The Outsiders, as well as television classics such as The West Wing and Parks and Recreation. Rob’s incredibly diverse career also includes scene stealing work in Behind the Candelabra, Austin Powers, and Tommy Boy. His two memoirs, Stories I Only Tell My Friends and Love Life, are both New York Times Best Sellers. He has taken his first memoir and made it into a touring show called Stories I Only Tell My Friends: Live! which has received rave reviews throughout the country and sold out in London.
Born in New York City, Laura Linney’s profound appreciation for creative expression knows no bounds. In 1990, she graduated from the Juilliard School, furthering her lifelong education in performance arts. Linney continued her academic journey by earning an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree from Juilliard in 2009. Her connection to Juilliard remains strong, as she now serves on the board of the institution.
Over the years, Linney has graced the stages and screens of film, television, and theater, consistently taking on prominent roles. Notable Broadway productions include “The Crucible,” “Time Stands Still,” “Sight Unseen,” “Six Degrees of Separation,” among others. Her recent Broadway play has earned her a well-deserved nomination for a Drama League Distinguished Performance.
While an understudy in New York in the Circle-In-The-Square production of John Patrick Shanley’s “Danny and the Deep Blue Sea,” John C. McGinley was spotted by director Oliver Stone and soon after was cast in “Platoon,” the first of a long list of collaborations between Stone and McGinley which includes “Wall Street,” “Talk Radio,” “Born on the Fourth of July,” “Nixon” and “Any Given Sunday.”
Denver Broncos legend, Pro Football Hall of Famer, and entrepreneur, Terrell Davis was born October 28, 1972 and had a historic career from 1995 to 2001. Davis was drafted by the Broncos in the sixth round (196th pick overall) of the 1995 NFL Draft. Davis is the Denver Broncos all-time leading rusher, with 7,607 rushing yards. As a player, he was given the nickname “T.D.” by players, fans, and the media; this denoted both the initials of his first and last name and an abbreviation for touchdown. Davis was sent to the Pro Bowl in the 1996, ’97, and ’98 seasons. Nicknamed “TD,” Davis popularized the “Mile High Salute,” a military-style salute given to fans and teammates in celebration of a touchdown.
Caterina Scorsone is a Canadian American Actress who has garnered the attention of audiences around the world portraying powerfully complex characters that bring real-world emotion to the screen. Scorsone began acting when she was eight years old on the long running Canadian children’s program, Mr. Dressup.
Best known for playing the reckless, yet compelling “Dr. Amelia Shepherd” on ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy (2010-present) and its hit spin-off Private Practice (2010-2013), Scorsone has cemented herself as a beloved staple of immensely successful medical dramas. In 2020, Scorsone guest starred as Dr. Shepherd on multiple episodes of Station 19, a new Grey’s spinoff set in a firehouse.
Kevin McKidd is a Scottish-born actor and television director. Before playing the role of Dr. Owen Hunt in Grey’s Anatomy, for which he is widely known, McKidd appeared as Tommy Mackenzie in Danny Boyle’s Trainspotting (1996), Colin in the 2008 film Made of Honor, Count Vronsky in the BBC miniseries Anna Karenina (2000), Lucius Vorenus in the historical drama series Rome (2005–2007) and Dan Vasser in the NBC series Journeyman (2007). He also played Poseidon in the film Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, and Father Deegan in the Father Ted Christmas special.
Beverly Johnson is the Founder, Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer of BJE LLC. Beverly’s “Vision” is to build BJE (aka Beverly Johnson Enterprises) into a global brand around The Beverly Johnson Luxurious Lifestyle Brand.
Beverly is an American Supermodel, New York Times Best Selling author, actress, and businesswoman. Beverly rose to fame and made history when she became the first African-American women to appear on the cover of American Vogue in August 1974, and forever changing the beauty ideal in the fashion world. Beverly is a part of the Black List, a photographic assembly of 50 of the most influential African-Americans in America. Beverly’s portrait has hung in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC.
Amanda Booth is an American supermodel and actress. She has worked on fashion editorials for Italian Vogue, Australian Harper’s Bazaar, and Elle and appeared in advertising campaigns for Lancome, Fiat, Hershey’s, Target, Old Navy, and more. She has been featured on network television shows including “Hot in Cleveland,” “Maron,” and “Community.”
Danielle Savre was born with a passion for the performing arts. This California native has a deep understanding of the industry and has performed as an actress, singer, and producer over the years. Danielle quickly gained attention for her stand out roles in NBC’s smash hit Heroes and as the rock star lead in MTV’s Kaya. Later on she starred as the lead in CW’s Supernatural spin off Bloodlines and in the RJ Cutler directed pilot Four Stars for CBS. Danielle also played the leading character of Anna in Tyler Perry’s Too Close to Home.
Max Carver, a native of San Francisco, initially gained recognition for his role in the popular TV series “Desperate Housewives.” His career encompasses a range of film and television projects, including appearances in “Teen Wolf,” “The Office,” and “The Batman.” Max continues to be active in the entertainment industry, also exploring his talents as a writer and producer.
Anthony Hill was born in Springfield Missouri, and raised in Kansas City, Kansas. He played college football and minored in Theatre at Oklahoma State University before graduating as an Academic All-American. He pivoted from aspirations of football to acting and moved to Los Angeles shortly after college. He found early success with commercials and modeling, which eventually led to roles in film and television. He has appeared in shows like NCIS, How To Get Away With Murder, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, and This Is Us among others. He is currently a main cast member on ABC’s primetime drama Grey’s Anatomy, where he plays “Dr. Winston Ndugu”.
ALEXIS FLOYD is a proud daughter of Erie Nation territory in Cleveland, Ohio, and now resides on the unseated land of the Chumash People in Los Angeles, California. Film/TV: Grey’s Anatomy (ABC/Hulu), Inventing Anna (Shonda Rhimes/Netflix, EMMYⓇ and NAACP Nominated), The Good Fight (CBS), The Bold Type (Freeform), Life’s Poison (dir. Malcolm D. Lee).
Over the last few years actor Jake Borelli has become “one to watch” in the entertainment industry, quickly becoming known for the dynamic characters he has brought to life in film and television. Borelli can currently be seen starring as Dr. Levi Schmitt on the award-winning, medical drama series “Grey’s Anatomy” for ABC. Originally introduced in season 14, Borelli instantly became a fan favorite as one of the newest interns to join Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital. Throughout the series, fans tuned in weekly to watch Dr. Schmitt’s historic storyline unfold as the show’s first gay (male) doctor, inspiring Borelli to come out in his personal life, as well. This past year “Grey’s Anatomy” was awarded the 2022 Best Drama Series People’s Choice Award. Most recently “Grey’s Anatomy” has been nominated for the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Drama Series and will air its 20th season on ABC this upcoming year.
Kevin Iannucci was born in Raleigh, North Carolina. Kevin’s love of acting began at the age of 7 when his older brother cast him as the leading actor in several of his short films. He became a member of an inclusive Theater in 2011 where he would be involved with the entire creative process from story inception to stage production. Kevin started taking acting classes through a local community theater North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre (NRACT) and at MoonlightStage Company.
Matthew Von der Ahe, from Los Angeles, California, is a classically trained actor who started his training at age 7. Two years later he landed his first part on Yo Gabba Gabba’s episode, the Band. Most recently he can be seen playing Craig in the movie, Champions, directed by Bobby Farrelly. He can also be seen in the movie Secret Lives of Dorks and on the television show, Weeds.
James Day Keith is a multi-sport Special Olympics athlete competing in basketball, track, soccer, skiing and power lifting, from North Andover, Massachusetts. He might be a familiar face if you’ve spent much time on the Haverhill Campus of Northern Essex Community College. In addition to taking classes, he works in the cafe in the Spurk Building. He is attending community college while working part-time and volunteering in the community.
Kim Christiansen grew up in Colorado and graduated with a degree in journalism from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Her first job was as a writer and associate producer for the 6AM news at 9News. She went on to work as a writer for the late newscasts and eventually made the transition to general assignment reporter. Her first anchor position was on the weekend morning news.
Karlynn Trujillo is the current Miss Colorado Volunteer 2023 and last year, she was Miss Colorado Teen Volunteer 2022. Her platform is Autoimmune Disease Awareness. She is so thankful to have a platform that allows her to give back, while speaking on matters most important to her.
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