GRADSZN Magazine and Contest

As the Founder of The JCS Project an organization that provides FREE College Care Packages I am constantly connected with our youth via social media and

always come across AMAZING stories around graduation time. These stories are tried and true testimonies where students talk about how they wanted to give up during their last semester BUT they’ve pushed through until the end and graduated!

Your story is more than just a Facebook or Instagram post…It can be a GRADSN cover story/article! With that being said I present to you the GRADSZN! A 50+ page magazine focusing on one of the most important milestones of your life...Graduation!

Who Will Be On The Cover?

The winner will receive a $500.00 AMEX Gift Card. Pictures will be featured on the cover, table of content and a full page spread with your graduation experience. Also, you will receive a shout out on The JCS Project website and all of our social media outlets.  

Rules And Regulations


- Must be a US citizen and have graduated from a 4-year accredited college/university

- Must have graduated during the years of 2014-2018

- All graduate ages are welcome


- A brief description of your experience leading up to graduation or the day of

- (5) professional graduation related photos

You must own the rights to the photos.

You must be the person pictured in the photos.

List the name of the photographer – they will be acknowledged

An official photo copy of your degree may be required

By submitting your pictures and story you agree to allow The JCS Project use of them in a printed magazine, our website and all social media outlets


- $5 entry fee to enter this contest

(All entry fee funds go towards continuing the mission to provide FREE College Care Packages)

- The contest will run from February 1, 2018 until April, 2018

- The winner will be chosen by the founder of The JCS Project.

I'm not only looking for an amazing picture but the story that goes along with it.

- The winner will be announced June 2018

- The magazine will be available August 2018

- The winner will receive a FREE copy of the magazine and $500 AMEX Gift Card prize August 2018

NOTE: If not selected as winner of the contest your pictures and story may still be featured.

The goal of this magazine is to inspire the youth!

If you would like to be featured in the magazine but do not want to enter the contest please contact us directly at

GRADSZN Magazine Entry Form

Thanks for helping us continue to inspire our youth!

Graduation Year*
Thank you for your submission. Please email at least 3-5 professional photos to Please be sure to complete your entry fee below via PayPal

GRADSZN Cover Contest

Please note by submitting payment you are agreeing to all Rules and Regulations listed above.  

GRADSZN Cover Contest