Continue your exploration into the creative talent found in Lawrence Heights in our Previous Spotlight Artists page. 

“When something goes wrong, we all come together as one community in order to solve that problem”



As a resident of the Lawrence Heights neighbourhood, Trevaun  (he/him) has always been an advocate for his community. He started writing poetry in Grade 5 as a way to process the change and challenges he witnessed in Lawrence Heights. 

During high school Trevaun worked at the Lawrence Heights Community Centre and eventually he got a job with Toronto Community Housing to help youth gain employable skills and experience.

More recently, he has discovered his passion for film-making. In 2020 he put out his first documentary: Lawrence Heights Covid-19 Experience and has released a few others around important social issues.


quick facts

Type of art you create: Music production, film-making, and rap and poetry

When you got started: Started with music & poetry in Grade 5, music production in 2018, and film-making in 2020

Favourite thing about your community: When something goes wrong, we all come together as one community to solve that problem.

"Art became a tool to claim my cultural existence, art became a vehicle to promote my voice in a colonized land as a settler, new immigrant, Egyptian and woman."

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