heaven Hernandez

photographer / filmmaker / activist

photographer / filmmaker / activist


Heaven Hernandez was born into the Fresh Voices and In Progress, having participated in learning the art of digital storytelling with her father almost from birth.  Now as a young adult, Heaven not only creates photo and video stories for her family and her community, but she also works to organize and teach other youth the art form.

She has been an active teaching artist with In Progress since 2015 and continues to learn and grow as a leader in her hometown of Crookston Minnesota.


  • dslr photo camera operation & technique

  • video planning & production techniques

  • digital media vocabulary and aesthetics

  • adobe photoshop software application

  • final cut pro software application

  • 2 years peer mentoring experience

portfolio samples

Seeking Justice    © 2017

Protect & Serve    © 2017

For The Love of My Family    © 2016

Jusstice   © 2017