The Young Commodores Class of 2018: Goals in Advertising
The Young Commodores Class of 2018 joined J. Walter Thompson this summer for a 16-week, fully immersive advertising experience. We sat with the diverse class of young talents and asked them what their goals are in the advertising industry.
Muhammad Floyd, Production Team
To make great stories and to include the actual narrative of the mixing pot that is our society.
Ibrahim Tatlicioglu, Account Management
Make connections, and together diversify upper management positions.
Kanade Nakamura, Account Planner
To work with a variety of exciting and amazing companies to produce meaningful work, and to love what I’m doing.
Angelica Reyes, Account Planner
My goal in the advertising industry is to be more diverse while continuing to bring creative, inspiring ideas and work together as a team to create a masterpiece. Keep learning new things and doing new things every day.
Lauren Weiss, Creative Team
To do work I can be proud of, and to make sure there is representation both inside and outside the industry in the work we do.
Krystal Bailey, Account Planning
To make connections with industry leaders and serve as an inspiration and mentor to youth who aspire to work in media but don’t know how to get there.
Yaw Brobbey, Project Management
To become a worldwide leader and trendsetter in the diverse advertising world to come.
Fernando Coronado, Account Planning
To make connections with other creatives and share my passions with the world.
Johan Rivera, Account Planning
To be involved in producing great quality of work while representing and advocating for diversity.
Aziza Temirova, Project Management Team
To create more ads that have diversity.