When you see or hear the term "wreak havoc" it is normally used in a negative connotation to denote destruction, devastation, or some sort of catastrophic event. The term was utilized for this company for the specific purpose of flipping the script on how it is commonly used. Our goal is to create and produce content that will leave an indelible mark of positivity and make an unforgettable impact on the public and in communities around the world.
Jamiyl Samuels (left) is the Founder/Owner of W.R.E.a.C Havoc Enterprises. The acronym stands for Write, Record, Educate, and Create.
He started W.R.E.a.C Havoc Enterprises in January 2005 as an outlet for his creative work which included Hip Hop music mix CDs. As he gained valuable writing experience as a freelancer contributing content to online and print publications such as Allhiphop.com, The Ave magazine, Vibe magazine, TheUrbanDaily.com, and working as a staff writer for HOT97.com, he began to share his expertise and offer his writing and editing services to others.
He began his college career in 1996 studying Theatre Arts at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland, but soon moved back to New York to finish his ungergraduate studies completing both his Bachelors degree in English and Masters degree in Media Arts with a concentration in screenwriting from Long Island University in Brooklyn, New York.
Samuels has been creatively writing for over 25 years. Whether it is screenwriting, blogging, creating poetry or song lyrics, he continues to do what he loves while striving to make an impact with his work. Within the last few years he has added the title of author to his impressive resume self-publishing a book on the importance of fatherhood in the Black community entitled "Pass The Torch: How A Young Black Father Challenges The Deadbeat Dad Stereotype" in 2011. In 2016 Samuels re-released a revised version of his debut with the intent on sharing his story with at-risk youth and families.
Tracy-Ann Samuels (left) is the Co-Owner and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of W.R.E.a.C Havoc Enterprises. She earned her Bachelors degree in Psychology and her Masters degree in Social Work from New York University. She has 19 years of experience in the Social Services field. As a Senior Advisor at New York City Children's Services, she works with children who are Developmentally Delayed, Seriously Emotionally Disturbed, and Medically Fragile.
Tracy-Ann also serves as an ambassador for Autism Speaks and spearheaded the idea to turn "The Amazingly Awesome Amani" into a series of children's books. She aims to spread awareness about Autism through the literature and community outreach via in-school readings, panel discussions, speaking to patrons at festivals and book fairs.
Her educational background, training and passion for assisting youth, analyzing people, and relationships, qualifies her as the resident consultant on everything from advocacy, research, resource advice & counseling. Her social work experience provides vital information as it pertains to material published by the company dealing with children, families, and more. Her presence and expertise provides the balance necessary for W.R.E.a.C Havoc to succeed.