Motivation, The S.E.C. Project

Justin L. Ivory Interview

Who are you?

JI: My name is Justin L. Ivory. I am, Strong, Empowered, and most definitely Classy!

 What do you do?

JI: I am a freelance videographer, director and editor based in NY city.

What are you passionate about?

JI: I am passionate about success and perfecting my art. My craft is my life.

Strength refers to the quality or state of being strong; bodily or muscular power; vigor; mental power, force; moral power, firmness, courage; power by reason of influence, authority, resources, numbers, etc. What makes you strong? Tell us how it strengthens you.

JI: My faith makes me strong over mind and body. I also have a strong mind; on any set, I can perform nearly any role, from lighting and electric to the camera department as well as production. My attitude, work ethic and tenacity on set are also a source of supreme strength. I never back down from a challenge and I always want to learn new things.

Empowerment refers to increasing the spiritual, political, social, educational, gender, or economic strength of individuals and communities. Where does your sense of empowerment derive from?

JI: My sense of empowerment comes from spirituality and my relationship with God. I am a God-fearing man.

Classy refers to being elegant, stylish; having or reflecting high standards of personal behavior; admirably skillful and graceful. How important is it to maintain a sense of class in your life or field?

JI: Although “classy” isn’t really needed when you work behind the scenes of film and television, it doesn’t hurt to look fly occasionally. 🙂

Life is truly a journey. Are you proud of where and who you are right now? Why?

JI: I am very proud of who I am and where I have made it so far in life. I have recently relocated to NY, and am seeing great success now, and even greater success looking towards the future. My parents told me to REALLY sit down and write down my goals, and where I wanted to be in 5 and 10 years, and so far, I’m actually ahead of schedule! is a company that may also feature the Jane Thang Productions, LLC’s Strong, Empowered and Classy Project Highlights. The premise of this site refers to needing that one opportunity to present your talent and shine. If you had the opportunity to speak for the masses, what would you say?

JI: If you give me that one shot…I’ll blow your mind. Nuff said.

Learn more about Justin L. Ivory by visiting the social links below:


Instagram: @justthadee

Thank you for visiting Be on the look out for more sources of inspiration from The Strong, Empowered, & Classy Project each week! We are truly thankful for Justin L. Ivory’s participation in sharing his motivational story with us. We definitely hope you took notes on how taking a few minutes to set goals can be the beginning of great things happening in your life.
-Always Remember to Stay Inspired! – @MsJaneThang

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