After years and years of time spent working on his craft, Green is seeing his words come to life. He has written four full-length plays, starred in over a dozen, and his first book From Englewood, With Love is a collection of poetry and photography celebrating his upbringing on Chicago’s south side. “I think with the evolution of social-media everyone has become a “leader” in some form of the word, so the term gets diluted to a degree. BE Modern Man represents a fraternity of gentlemen who still believe in longevity and dedication. I think this representation is important because it shows that there are still men who believe in hard work and consistency.”
With many eyes fixated on him and the words that he pens, Green realizes that he has a direct impact within his community and embraces the responsibility that comes along with that. “I experience it daily, because I work with youth,” says Green. “For instance, I coach basketball, and I’m able to stay in contact with my players, see them maturate and watch how I’ve had a direct impact on their lives. As a result my goal is to reach the highest of heights, with no cap or end goal, because I know that there are always eyes on me. Plus I’m a father, so the success I encounter directly impacts my sons. Thus, they will have a thirst for greatness which also will impact future generations. So, simply put, if I keep carrying myself with pride and dignity and executing at a high level then I create offspring, literally and figuratively, who will stop at nothing less than greatness.”
A man of passion, Green says “being highlighted as a BE Modern Man means I possess qualities that stand out in a multitude of others while representing a culture I love and fight for daily.”
The BlackEnterprise.com team congratulates Harold Green for his willingness to allow his emotions to create art. A visionary that brings ideas to life, Green is not only captivating audiences but inspiring people and changing lives. We look forward to reading and hearing where his words take him, and seeing the thousands he will impact.
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