Jean McGianni Celestin
Jean McGianni Celestin is the co-writer of The Birth of a Nation, starring Nate Parker, Armie Hammer and Gabrielle Union.
Deeply passionate about Social Justice and Community Empowerment, Celestin has been a guest-speaker at the Fortune Society and Rikers Island Correctional Facility. His media appearances include BBC Radio.
Since the earthquake in his homeland of Haiti in 2010, Celestin has been involved in long-term rebuilding projects on the island. A former college wrestler, he is also involved in youth coaching for Beat the Streets USA Wrestling in Brownsville, Brooklyn (NY).
Currently, Celestin is working on a new book about Nat Turner as well as developing a television and film project. He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and lives in New York.
Find him on twitter @liberatedking.