Our current Team EMPATHY includes: De'Arris Wayne Judkins, Lauryn Wurscher, Anthony           Hotakainen, Meghan Rafferty (not pictured), Jacob Peterson and Paulette Mosely (not pictured). 


I have had the distinct honor to have been supported by many exceptional young people, working as unpaid interns, during the production process. They served in doing illustrations, marketing, and promotion of GLOBALLY MINDFUL,  MOM'S CHOICE, MONTAIGNE Medal, AWARD WINNING Jelly Beans the Cheetah and Hope. They all made significant contributions and were examples of "springing into compassionate action!" They passionately supported the messages of Jelly Beans the Cheetah and Hope surrounding empathy, shared humanity-that we are one human FAMILY, and are connected to all, including the endangered cheetah! Any successes are as a result of this collaboration!


High school age student interns from Perpich and Brooklyn Center illustrated the first book! I am delighted that interns continue to support the Jelly Beans the Cheetah book series through marketing, graphic design, music arrangement, performance, production, recording, video production, editing, illustrations, and translations. MOM'S CHOICE AWARDED, FIVE STAR, EMPATHY AIRLINES: Jelly Beans the Cheetah and Hope, Book 2 was illustrated by college-aged Jacob Peterson and Sarah Williams as interns. Sarah earned six credits from Minneapolis College of Art and Design for the work she did, while Jacob (who worked on the first book) generously donated his time. Our team has included; college students and graduates from MCAD (Minneapolis College of Arts and Design) the University of Minnesota, St. Catherine's University (St. Paul) St. Cloud State University, and Teachers from St. Cloud and Minneapolis. Tina Inez (Graphic Design Intern) worked remotely and received credit from The Art Institute of Washington (Washington D.C./Baltimore areas). 



I'm, BLOWN AWAY by the talents of our team. De'Arris and Anthony have their own songs, singing and recordings that are incredible to behold. Both create family-friendly affirming music. Check it out! I'm so proud of them!

CLICK on below LINKS or on album-image!  


De'Arris Judkins (DRS) WEBSITE

                                                             NEW ALBUM> 

Anthony Hotakainen MUSIC- YOUTUBE 





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