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The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. See categories below. The early entry deadline is on December 9th, 2021.

From the 11th Annual Shorty Awards

Jovan Hill

Nominated in Storyteller of the Year

About Jovan Hill

It all started with a simple Periscope stream, a long, stream-of-conscience rant in which Jovan Hill, a 25 year old college dropout began begging random people on the app for $7,000. Believe it or not, the crazy request worked, as money began pouring in to help the young man live his dreams. Describing his streams as a “gay, broke diary,” Jovan’s social media following of 200K+ chip in to help the hilarious streamer cover his $1,300 rent, help his mother, and cover the costs of his weed. Despite the haters telling him to get a real job, Jovan realized he was making more money streaming from his living room than his job working at a movie theater, so he “made this my job.” We love a streaming legend.

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