Colum Alum Highlight: Aqueelah Hicks

Today we’re featuring #ColumAlum, Aqueelah Hicks ’16. During her time at Columbia, Aqueelah studied Cinema Arts and Science. She produced a Practicum film ”Setting Son” where the Columbia film/video program selected 5 producers and 5 directors. ⠀

Aqueelah’s Journey:⠀

Current – Writers Assistant on Netflix/CW show ALL AMERICAN, former Assistant on Netflix Grace and Frankie S5,S6, Assistant on Hap and Leonard. Volunteer at LA FILM FESTIVAL. ⠀

Other activities – Stylist assistant for Jason Rembert for Issa Rae Grammy’s 2020, Bust magazine, Issa for – Who What Wear magazine 2020, LA Magazine. ⠀

Career tip from Aqueelah: It’s not always about having the best resume. Most people are looking for someone reliable and someone they can trust. It’s not about what you know, it’s who you know. Network network network!