LaCreshia Griffin-Pope is a proud native of The Ville neighborhood in St. Louis, Missouri (original native land of the Ogaxpa Ma, Myaami and Kickapoo tribes) and a first-generation college graduate. She graduated from Webster University with a Bachelor of Arts in Audio Production with a minor in Advertising/Marketing and completed the Film & TV Producing Program at New York Film Academy.
As an emerging filmmaker and development executive, she is passionate about highlighting Black stories, people and places that are underrepresented in Hollywood and everyday life. Her love for storytelling and entertainment has been embedded in her soul since childhood and representation have been her biggest motivation. Rooted in the belief that everyone has a story that deserves to be told and everyone should feel represented. LaCreshia feels that it is her duty to make sure Black people are seen, heard and understood.
She was a participant in the inaugural 2020/2021 CBS Leadership Pipeline Film Competition program, part of a team that produced a short narrative film "Unread" for the non-profit group SafeBae, which won 2nd place! LaCreshia is currently working as a casting coordinator at NBC Universal. This project came about after she started researching her family history a few years ago. She found the burial records of her maternal grandfather and great-grandmother and reached out to the GCPA. They helped her find the exact sites of her interred relatives. She is hoping to expand this short documentary film into a feature-length film in the future.
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