Movies about dating violence
"Instead of one in three, it should be none in three." Jordan said he was inspired to make the film following the volatile celebrity relationship of Chris Brown and Rihanna in 2009.
He started reading about it, learning that abuse in his age bracket was more prevalent than he thought.
He and his mother e-mailed celebrities, political types, and most agreed to talk about how education helped them.
Jordan interviewed former New York Giant Michael Strahan, Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant, Newark Mayor Cory Booker and several rappers, including Ludacris and Jadakiss.
The project was a finalist in a competition sponsored by "Do Something," a national organization encouraging youth to improve their community.
Although Jordan didn’t win, the exposure led to his picture and story being seen on the back of 40 million bags of Doritos.
The One Love Foundation developed an app, and it’s free.
Love’s family told WJZ in February, the 20 question test shows if someone is in a dangerous relationship. Take this test and see if things aren’t adding up properly.” And with the film set to reach even more young adults, organizers say it will be another tool to top this dangerous trend from taking another innocent life.
The foundation says the educational film will be shown to colleges and high schools early next year.
The movie is called "Payin’ The Price," the creation of Jordan Coleman, a New Jersey 16-year-old who wrote the script and filmed around Hackensack, his hometown.
The film about violence in teen dating is now on a 20-city tour around the country.
“The biggest goal is that people stop ignoring signs and catch them at an earlier time.” Each year, domestic violence kills more than 450 women between 16 to 26 years old.