Jay's History

You Control The Vision For Your Life- Jacob M. Smith

Jacob's “Emotional Intelligence Elevator” skills blessed such events like the “TEDxCUNY Conference,” "Baruch College's Zicklin School of Business," “Food and Drug Administration,” “Delores Kohl Peace Prize Awards,” “United Methodist Youth Conference,” “National Association of Children’s Hospitals and Related Institutes,” “Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Inner City Games" and "Filipino-American Leadership Conference," "United Nations" 62nd Session on the Commission on the Status of Women Presenter on Fostering Hope in Rural Philippine Women and Girls

Jacob served as a entertainment and media production coordinator, Manager & assistant, working on such projects as the “Iyanla Vanzant Pilot” on “ABC,” the “Queen Latifah Show” for “Tele-picture Productions" and Principal Advisor to the “Kevin Tarpley Campaign for Alderman" in Somerville, MA, resulting in Mr. Tarpley becoming the City’s first black elected official” in 1997.

Jacob established business partnerships with Microsoft, Burst Media, Blinkx.com, Pri-Malux Studios, In-Focus Magazine, Celebrity Access, Jam-Box Studios, and DVM/direct Visual Marketing and promotional partnerships with EMI, Capital Records, Zomba, Jive, Aardvark Records, Victorian Music Group, Duck-Down Productions, Dorian Media Group, Kedar Entertainment, National and International Emmy Awards, Puerto Rican Day Parade, Couture Fashion Week, Urban Music Awards, Underground Hip-Hop Awards, International Beauty Group and OVguide.com.

Jacob's life and work has been recognized on and in "Bruce Hurwitz Presents" Business Podcast Show, “News Talk Television,” “New York News 1”, “WBAI AM Radio,” “WBBM Television,” "Blog Talk Radio," and the “Making the Tough Choice” television special on “NY News 1" addressing youth issues and “Co-Youth Contributor” for “Making It” hosted by “Anchorwoman, Roz Abrams’ for “ABC.” the “Mott Exchange,” “Somerville Community Corporation’s Annual Report,” “New York Amsterdam News,” “Atlanta Constitution,” “Chicago Tribune,” and the December 1st 2006 commentary of “Black Enterprise Magazine” entitled “Powerful Resources.”


2018 Global Convocation of the Interreligious Association for Peace and Development
"Overcoming Division, Building Unity- The Role of Religious, Government and Civil Society Leaders"  

2018 Universal Peace Foundation Peace Ambassadorship

2018 Filipino-American Leadership Conference/United Nations 62nd Session on the Commission on the Status of Women Presenter on Fostering Hope in Rural Philippine Women and Girls

2017 Baruch College Executives On Campus Member w/ the Zicklin School of Business

2016 Business Dev. Advisor w/ Empire State Business Mentor NY

2014 TEDxCUNY Conference Moderator at Baruch College

2014 Food and Drug Administration Panelist on Fibromyalgia

2014 Momentum Education Advance Certificate of Achievement

2014 Presenter at the University Prep Charter School Career Day

2013 Momentum Education Basic Certificate of Achievement

2010 Your Dreams Can Come True Book on Hope, Perseverance and Triumph

2010 Facing History and Ourselves Civil Rights Speaker's Bureau

2009 International Emmy Awards Preliminary Round Juror

2008 L. Patrick Mellon Mentor-ship Program Mentor (NAMIC)

1998 Somerville, MA Conversation Facilitator on Racial Healing

1996 Reebok Human Rights Awards Nomination for humanitarian services

1995 Bronze Apple Media Award for "Choose-to-Defuse" Youth Against Violence Media Campaign

1994 Emmy Awards Nomination for "Choose-to-Defuse" Youth Against Violence Media Campaign

1994 Midwest Academy Certificate of Community Organizing

1993 United Methodist Church Youth and Violence Conference Panelist

1993 NACHRI International Conference Presenter on Youth Development

1993 Kohl International Teaching Awards Presenter on Youth Development

1993 New York City Outward Bound School Certificate of Achievement

1991 Colorado Outward Bound School Certificate of Achievement

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