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Aiming for Oscar - Jonathan Davis' journey to graduation

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Jonathan Davis is pursuing a career in acting and is determined to become an Academy Award-winning star.
With his family's support, Jonathan Davis is determined to become and award winning actor.

With his family's support, Jonathan Davis is determined to become and award winning actor. /Believe 2 Become

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Jonathan Davis is driven by one clear goal: to become an Academy Award-winning actor. After he performed in two plays at his church, he won a role in a movie at West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology. Then, he walked into his very first audition at Civic Theatre, and was cast in Charlotte’s Web. The experience only amplified his love for acting and entertaining.

Jonathan has also wrestled, played football and golf, served on student council and volunteered as a freshmen mentor. He says he draws inspiration from his mother, who is his ultimate fan, always pushing him to do better and to follow his dreams.

“She believed in me when I didn’t believe in myself,” he says. “And my grandmother is another source of strength and encouragement.”

In the fall, Jonathan will study communications and pursue more auditions at Western Michigan University. “If people tell you no, you tell yourself yes,” he says. “Believe in your dream!”



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