If you flip open the January issue of ESSENCE, you’re in for a real treat. We’re talking about Shawn, the latest Single Man of the Month, and a man doing big things to give back to his community.

The 29-year-old law student stars in an amazing new documentary series called “JourneyMe,” which follows the inspiring story of seven dreamers along their path to victory and success. Shawn is working to rebuild the Detroit neighborhood where he grew up.

The entire series premieres on January 2nd, but in the meantime we’ve got a sneak peek of Shawn’s episode to show you now. Ladies, you’re going to want to keep a close eye out for Shawn!

Get to know Shawn better in the January issue of ESSENCE magazine, on stands now.

Documentary creator Shaun Derik is a nationally acclaimed speaker who travels across the country using the power of music to inspire and empower his audiences to achieve the deepest dreams of their hearts.

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