Zeph Ballentine

is a Rise Georgia Fellow and a sophomore at Georgia State University majoring in Film and International Studies. He was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee. He is a young entrepreneur with many different endeavors. One is that he owns a clothing company called PhasesATL; he is also creating a documentary that portrays his activism and many other protesters around the country. Upon graduation he plans on opening up a film studio in New York or California that caters to disenfranchised young creatives.