Unsung Heroes 4th Annual Leadership Gala

The Unsung Heroes Awards is in its fourth consecutive year, candidates are recognized for their outstanding commitment to excellence through academic achievement and visionary leadership. The Unsung Heroes Awards founded by Jeffrey Coprich, Jr. and Jeffrey Coprich, Sr. raises awareness about the importance of uplifting the Los Angeles community and beyond.

Los Angeles, CA, March 06, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Unsung Heroes Awards is an annual leadership Gala that celebrates the most accomplished men and women who are top athletic and academic achievers, social visionaries, community organizers, emerging leaders, celebrities and humanitarians. The Awards dinner will be held on Sunday, March 6, 2016 at H.OM.E. (House of Music & Entertainment) 430 N. Camden Dr. Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Red carpet: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM and Dinner & Awards from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM.

The 2016 (short list) Unsung Heroes Award recipients – listed with their category – are:

Lorenzo Alexander (Okland Raiders), Congresswoman Maxine Waters
Pastor Michael “JT” Fisher, Man of the Year
Eric Seats, Entertainer of the Year
Dekel Nichols, Community Service
O.T. Genasis, Rising Star
Fred T. Williams, Corporate Responsibility
Dr. Cheyenne Bryant, Humanitarian
Coach Devah Thomas, Coach of the Year
Dr. Gail Garrett, Curtis Garrett Jr. Humanitarian
Karen Waters (Maxine Waters daughter), Woman of the Year

Jeffrey Coprich, Jr. is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley where he was a star running back and one of 22 players nationwide selected to the Allstate American Football Coaches Association Good Works Team for dedication to community service. Coprich was honored through his work with The Essence K. Coprich Library, in memory of his sister Essence Coprich who died at age 7 in a family car accident.

Jeffrey Coprich, Sr. is a longtime community activist who co-founded the “Inner City Destiny Awards.” Additionally, he is the founder of the “Inner City Youth Foundation,” and “LA Inner City Mass Choir” who was featured on Oxygen’s “Fix My Choir”starring gospel superstar Deitrick Haddon and Michelle Williams.

Confirmed guest appearance: Congresswoman Maxine Waters.

There will be performances by AD and Waylynn Pitts: AD is one of Compton’s hot new artist with his single “Juice” and the remix produced by League of Starz. The single features: TY Dolla Sign, the Game, OT Genasis, Iamsu and KCamp. AD most recently linked up with Dr. Dre on a freestyle project. Waylynn Pitts a native of Los Angeles, she is a singer, actress, a full figured model and sings background for the British R&B band Loose Ends.

Jessica Mikayla Adams will be one of the presenters of the evening. Adams is an actress known for Reel Kids (2014), Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports (2015) and Nickelodeon's Ultimate Halloween Costume Party (2015). Adams is a correspondent for FTS Kids News.

Special Celebrity Guest Appearance

About Jeffrey Coprich Book Club:
Jeffrey Coprich, Jr. created the book club to encourage inner-city youngsters to become more capable and enthusiastic readers, giving them a chance to pursue a future in college. He has worked with Congresswoman Maxine Waters, the I Am Foundation and the Los Angeles Unified School District to secure a grant to purchase new books for The Essence K. Coprich Library at 116th Street Elementary School in Los Angeles.

About Inner City Youth Foundation:
The Inner City Youth Foundation supports and provides programs and services in the arts, music, entertainment, self-esteem, character building and mentoring. The foundation also provides a Literacy Education Program through the Jeffrey Coprich Book Cluband The Essence K. Coprich Library.

About LNR Production Studio:
LNR Production Studio, LLC in Los Angeles, California, is a full-service video/film production company. They offer services for individuals and small businesses. Multi-media company that offers everything from video, photography, VFX, editing; sound design to graphic designs, printing, and DJ services. LNR creates birthday parties, company events, and any other special occasion more entertaining. We provide on-time, on budget, high quality creative services.

Unsung Heroes is pleased to recognize our partners: LNR Production Studios, Dream Katcherz, Inner City Youth Foundation, Bespoke Art Studio, Jeffrey Coprich Book Club, Aden Marq and Coleman’s Wear & Tuxedos.

Coleman's Wear & Tuxedos are the Official Black Tie Carrier.
Coprich & Coprich
Angela Crockett