Katelyn "Jimae" Hayes is a 2022 graduate of Goucher College in Towson, Maryland. She majored in Communications and Media Studies with a minor in Studio Art.
Jimae, a native of the D.C. area, has been a photographer since 2015, experimenting with a variety of media, such as video editing, graphic design and computer-generated imagery. Her art has appeared in the June 2021 fashion issue of Over Magazine Project: Full Bloom Vol. 32.
Through her work, Jimae aims to tell stories about fashion, art, racial inequality and other global topics. Before coming to Youthcast Media Group, she gained marketing skills by managing social media accounts for different organizations, including the Baltimore Parks and People non-profit and the Goucher Women of Color Circle. Jimae helped with developing social engagement strategies, taking photos, covering a wide range of topics around mental health awareness, the LGBTQ+ community and more.
She spends her free time with friends and family, who inspire a lot of her new work or are frequently the subject of it. Jimae's work: Children of the Ghetto TikTok on the death of Miles Hall TikTok on youth in the juvenile justice system