The Story of Hidden Figures
An investment manager who offers over 30 years of experience to Crest Investment Company in his work as Chairman, Jamal Daniel has completed a multitude of projects during his career. Beyond his investment work, Jamal Daniel is a philanthropist and founder of Levantine Films, which was involved in the production of the recent film Hidden Figures.
Based on Margot Lee Shetterly’s book of the same name, Hidden Figures tells the story of three African American women who played key roles in the success of John Glenn’s launch into the Earth’s orbit. Defying racial and gender stereotypes, the trio ensured NASA achieved a feat that restored the United States’ confidence in its space program and served as a massive step toward winning the Space Race of the 1960s.
Hidden Figures maintains a highly regarded Certified Fresh rating derived from 228 critics’ reviews on review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, with the consensus being that the film offers a heart-warming take on a previously untold story.