Featured Artist: Jacob Hotovy

Joshua Shaffer: Where did you grow up? Jacob Hotovy: I grew up in the great town of Lincoln, Nebraska. Then for college I moved out here [to] Escondido, California. That’s about it. Nothing too interesting. JS: How did you develop your passion for film and theatre? JH: Well my mom owns a theatre group back home called S.T.A.G.E. Student Theatre and Godly Evangelization is the … Continue reading Featured Artist: Jacob Hotovy

Featured Artist: Ella Negri

Ella Negri spent two years working after high school to prepare for a move from Michigan to Los Angeles. She knew that she wanted to work in movies, and she believed that moving to Hollywood was the first step. “I went through discernment in high school and looked at other options, but my whole life, I knew there wasn’t any plan B for me. Movies is where I was supposed to be.” Ella had everything set up for the move, but her LA apartment and every back-up fell through right before she was supposed to leave. Knowing she didn’t want to stay in Michigan, she quickly made a decision to attend JPCatholic without visiting the campus or meeting any students. Her only expectation was that it would be hot in California. 
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