Director Jordan Peele masterfully and unconventionally covers important issues of race relations through his Oscar-nominated psychological horror film, "Get Out.” With disturbingly creepy scenes and shocking turns, Peele uses a fictional allegory that traces the story of an African-American man meeting his Caucasian girlfriend’s family to highlight many issues about interracial relationships.
When Alex Selwyn was seven years old, his dad took him to his first race. Without any prior training, Selwyn was able to finish a five mile course in under an hour. It was at this moment, in which his parents knew he had a gift. At first, Selwyn was a bit nervous and inexperienced. However, once he started the race, he was able to find a happiness in the midst of competition that remains with him today.