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Andrew Jenks: My Adventures as a Young Filmmaker

By Andrew Jenks   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545417273 Hardcover
224 Pages | 7.85" x 9.3" | Ages 14 & Up

Learn about the inspiring documentary filmmaker who has captured the attention of teens everywhere!

Andrew Jenks rose to fame with his innovative MTV documentary series, World Of Jenks, where he lived the life of a different person (a homeless teen, a teen with autism, a rapper, an NFL cheerleader, and more) in each episode. When asked about his inspiration for the show, Jenks said, "I want to tell the stories of my generation. I want to be a filmmaker that is able to capture what my generation thinks, how they act, and what they ultimately stand for."

Now fans of all ages will be able to discover everything they've ever wanted to know about Andrew, from growing up to becoming a renowned documentary filmmaker in this comprehensive photobiography. How did he do it? By following his own rules for success - always be flexible, fake it till you make it, and never accept no.

Raves & reviews:

Praise for Andrew Jenks: My Adventures as a Young Filmmaker

"A steady and revealing window into Jenks' life . . . One happy and spirited object lesson in what tenacity can bring." -Kirkus

"Formatted in easily digestible paragraphs with both frequent changes of type color and size and a generous admixture of snapshots and stills, this success story offers encouragement to a wide audience." -Booklist