Paris Jackson

James Logan High School
Fremont, CA

Paris is a first-year college freshman majoring in film and production. Paris is an only child and was raised by a single mother. Paris has always had a passion for entertaining others, whether acting, dancing, or just any way he could put a smile on others' faces. Paris had an opportunity to attend a performing arts school during middle school and some of his high school years taking up dance. Paris trained in several dance styles and became a professional dancer for the NBA Golden State Warriors Junior Jam Squad. He also won many dance competitions and scholarships and trained at San Francisco Ballet, Alonzo Lines, and Anthony Burrell. Paris was also a part of Savage Dance Company. 

He later discovered he wanted to do film after having the opportunity to land a small dancing role on 1 episode of the T.V. sitcom Family Time. He then enrolled in the media production program at his high school, where he was at the top of his class and became the sports and media person for the school. From there, Paris developed his business Shot.By.Pj. Paris plans to become a producer or director of films and shows. 

Scholarships Awarded in 2023: NSHSS Film and Video Production Scholarship