Jaquon Heath – BA English Literature, Double Minor Creative Writing and Rhetoric (St. John’s University)
Current Objective as a Student/Artist: Jaquon is interested in researching rhetorical tactics used in the United States to produce reform, social movements and revolutions in comparison with the tactics used in the Caribbean.
Recent Accomplishments: As an artist, Jaquon writes and studies poetry. He was awarded the 2012-2013 Academy of American Poets Student Award, and has published a book of poems under the organization Food For Thought.
Links and Plug-ins:
Food 4 Thought: http://f4tpoetry.blogspot.com/
Social Media, Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/jaquon-c-heath/15/aa7/41a
Jaquon C. Heath is a communicator, poet, fiction writer, book editor, and founder of the Food For Thought Poetry Club at St. John’s University, his alma mater. He received his BA in English Literature, with two minors in creative writing and rhetoric. As an undergraduate, he researched rhetorical methods that produce social change in groups and governments. Due to his academic and leadership potential, he was inducted in Lambda Pi Eta, The National Communications Association Honor Society, and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. His interests are in media, cultural development, expression, social change, and literature.
A staunch leader in community service, Jaquon has been awarded the Congressional Achievement Award from Congressman Gregory W. Meeks, along with several academic awards to study abroad in Northern Europe.
Jaquon is currently enrolled in an Advanced Certificate in Caribbean Studies where he will further his study of the rhetorical methods that produce social change.