WEST London College welcomed back Jamal Edwards, founder of SBTV, to speak to more than 50 students.

The event, in partnership with Creative Mentor Network, took place at Ealing Green College, where Jamal studied an Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production.

He was welcomed by his former tutor, Gareth McLennan, who interviewed him on self-belief, motivation and advice on how to overcome failure.

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Jamal said: “It was really good being back at my old college. Loads has changed but it was great to see Gareth and talk to the students.”

Jamal started SBTV as a YouTube channel and built it into a world-recognised multimedia brand, helping to start the careers of artists such as Rita Ora, Jessie J and Ed Sheeran.

Creative Mentor Network aims to pair young people with industry professionals in preparation for the world of work.