Former Resident Turned Filmmaker
“This is my story and these are my people,” Says filmmaker Tracey Jenkins
_ about his Blumberg Documentary.
Twenty years ago, Tracey Jenkins was just a kid living at the Norman Blumberg Apartments.
He remembers having a gun held point blank at his head, people being beaten, and hearing gunshots fired. He has memories of being chased knowing that if he was caught, he would not be around to tell the story.
He says what kept him out of trouble was his faith in God, his ability to turn a negative into a positive, and the constant search for a brighter future.
Today, he is telling his story and working hard to put together a documentary about life in Blumberg which also includes the good times—when there was a sense of community and when neighbors looked out for each other.
Tracey says, “The good and the bad came from within. This is my story and these are my people.”
As the oldest of 12 children, Jenkins wants to use this video to show children that the future can be bright, “because the majority of the time in a secluded neighborhood,
"THE LEGACY" CLIP ONE
"THE LEGACY" CLIP TWO