Jesus Michel

Jesus Michel

Jesus Michel, raised in small town in Jalisco, Mexico and a senior in East Los Angeles Renaissance, strives to better his everyday occupations. Most efficient with many professions, Michel finds a variety of challenges throughout the day from playing competitive basketball at a local park, to cutting hair and giving back to his community. However, aside from extracurricular activities, school work is taken into strict consideration for Jesus as he desires to enroll in a university and follow the footsteps of his older sister. His goal is to set off a foundation to help homeless men, and women with haircut trims,” hopefully a small action can burst and encourage them onto better places” he says. He truly is an aspiration.
Street vendors of East L.A.

Street vendors of East L.A.

Chalio’s Sporting Goods, located on the border of East Los Angeles just off of Garcia Park, is a great example of the East Los Angeles street vendor’s community. Roughly eight years ago I first visited the bursting van filled with sports gear. A line followed the...