Nadji Jeter stars in the Youtube Red Original film Dance
"I hope it gets a sequel. This movie has so many styles of dance," said dancer/actor Nadji Jeter who stars in the
first Youtube Red Original film, Dance Camp - in theatres now. "The similarities Hunter and I have started with dancing.
Dancing is my first love. (Like Hunter) I put it on the back burner, now I got a chance to breakout my talent."
Nadji started dancing professionally as the Mascot for NBA's Atlanta
Hawks - they called him the dancing Mascot.
actually started off as a dancer in Atlanta, Georgia with Usher," Nadji pointed out.
That was in 2005 and he was 9 years old dancing for Usher's New Look Foundation's Gala
in New York. As an actor the following year, 2006, he appeared in the movie Dirty Laundry. In 2007 the year included a role
in the series "Grey's Anatomy;" "Everybody Hates Chris" was next in 2008; in 2010 and 2013 he had a role
in Adam Sandler's Grown Ups (1 and 2); in 2011 he appeared in 12 national commercials for Coca-Cola - as the
new face of Coca-Cola; in 2013 he appeared in the series "Castle"; 2015 brought
with it a role in the BET series "Reed Between the Lines," and this year roles
in the film The 5th Wave and the current Youtube comedy drama movie Dance Camp. Dance Camp
is about a dancer named Hunter who was sent off to a dance camp by his mother to live with a group of misfits to
keep him out of trouble. While there he has to deal with the camps "leader" Lance played
by Jake Paul (Knights of Mayheim), then along the way he finds love in Cheyenne, played
by Meg DeAngelis (Royal Crush).
Dance Camp is produced by Jon. Chu (Step Up 3D) and choreographed by Fatima Robinson
(Save the Last Dance). It also stars Josh Leyva, Jerdyn Jones, Niki Demartino and Gabi Demartino.
"I'm still not where I want
to be," Jeter said when asked. "I want to be more iconic, more world wide as
an entertainer." When asked about his role in the Dance Camp film he said, "The
character is based on my life. It really brought a lot back out of me. I put my old hobby aside. (Dance) is a lot of cardio
exercise. The youth are doing the Whip and the Nae Nae, we haven't had a movie like this
in a long time. Kids and dancers will appreciate it."
Rated PG-13 Dance Camp was released February
10, 2016 and is currently in theaters.
personality Egypt Sherrod's first book, ‘Keep Calm...Its Just Real Estate,' receives nomination
for an NAACP Image Award
"It was really a labor of love," said Egypt Sherrod, a 20 year award winning veteran radio personality (Radio One,
Inner City Broadcasting) and a 14 year veteran real estate agent, when asked about the
motivation for writing a book about real estate titled "Keep Calm...Its Just Real
Estates" (Perseus Books). "I wrote the book in my closet and my daughter - who
is four - was two going ‘mommy, mommy, mommy' so in order for me to get a clear thought I had to go
in the closet. But it was an answer to a zillion emails from potential home owners, those wanting to buy
a house and wanting to know how to go about it - how to properly plan."
"Keep Calm...Its Just Real Estate"
is sold at Amazon and Sherrod said it was the highest selling real estate book in its genre.
"I wanted to make it fun...be me and
do it in love," she said sincerely.
A Philadelphia native and resident of Atlanta Egypt started in
broadcasting at WWRL - FM (Radio One) then ended up at WVEE - FM 103.3 in Atlanta (Inner
City Broadcasting) reaching over 60 cities in syndication. She is a licensed real estate agent in two states
and her expertise was sought by HGTV ("Property Virgin"), CNBC, FOX, CNN, and NBC's "Today
"This is why I tell people to always
have a Plan A, but work on your Plan B at the same time," she pointed out. "Radio
was great but I knew there was going to come another chapter. Simultaneously I was investing
in real estate, flipping houses. I was a real estate agent at the same time I was on radio
and decided it was time to graduate myself...grow my brand and teach people how to do it - go from girlhood to womanhood."
Egypt also writes a real estate column for "Atlanta Magazine"
and its' "Home Edition." To learn more about her book log onto www.KeepCalmItsJustRealEstate.com.