Vinnie Scuefield is a 17 year old senior at Orr Academy High School in Chicago Illinois. He is a hard working, creative person who loves to be inspired by new things everyday. He is top ten in his class, and a participant in the Youth Service Project(YSP) focusing on mural arts. He is also a four year participant of the Near North Development Corporation(NNDC) Upward Bound program where they take college courses, visit different colleges in different cities or states, and do career readiness exercises. He also enjoys playing basketball. Vinnie lives in the humboldt park area surrounded by gang violence, but he doesn't let it affect the way he is and he doesn’t let it block him from his goals. He hopes one day to achieve his career goal of becoming a game designer/ recording artist, he is working on that by making narrative comics, raps, art design, mid quality music producing, instrumental editing, and he is enlisted and will be attending full sail university in Winter Park, Florida for his gaming and music degrees.