A media project with six premier poets who creatively express their personal experiences with Chicago violence in their communities through Spoken Word and Film.

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Name: Jovan

Nickname: JLeslieMonique, Vonnie, Leslie, J

Birthday: November 21

Gender: Female

Sexuality: Bisexual or Queer to make it a little less complicated.

Height: 5’4, I believe

Time zone: CST!

Time and date: 11:25 am on 09/22/14

Average hours of sleep: 6-8 hrs.

OTPs: What does this means?!

The last thing I Googled was: Calendar clip art to put in the newsletter.

One place that makes me happy and why: My home. Most private place I could be in the world, where I’m not judged and most vulnerable. Where I pray, eat, love, bathe, and more. I can be here in silence and make it a place of noise…. It’s a hub.

How many blankets I sleep with: One blanket and one sheet. Just enough for me.

The last movie I watched in the Cinema: Maleficent.

Three things I can’t live without: Computer, alone time, and confidence.

Something I plan on learning: Mastering the French Language.

A piece of advice for all of my followers: Someone is watching or listening. This could be a good or a bad thing. Either way, be careful. It may hurt your chances to getting your dream job, or it may inspire someone. Words and actions have power everyone.

You have to listen to these songs: 2000s Playlist on Spotify: 

My blog(s): My only blog is this one (jlesliemonique). Filled with personal entries (writings, photos, music, etc), and things of my liking.

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Always been a fan of @bernielevv's Without track, so I gave it a little more Chi-Town in remix. Check it out! FREE DOWNLOAD.

Chi~Voices Teaser: Edye Deloch-Hughes (@edyeld)

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Yes, I feel myself sometimes :) I deserve it!