James Milton "Jim" "the Dragon" Kelly


Fundraising Goal:  $50,000.00

Total Number of Gifts: 2
Total Value of Gifts: $75.00

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Jim Kelly is an International Film Star. He has starred in twelve motion pictures, such as Enter the Dragon, Black Belt Jones and Three The Hardway. Just to name a few. Kelly has never made a film that didn't make money for the investors. Black Belt Jones was Warner Bros. highest grossing film ever in Singapore. After making Enter The Dragon, Warner Bros. was so impressed, they signed him to a three picture deal, plus an option on a television series. He was the first Martial Artist to sign this kind of deal with a major American motion picture studio.

Jim Kelly is one of the most influential Martial Arts film stars, ever. He has inspired and motivated people all over the world of all races and ethnicity. Kelly was the first black Martial Arts film star. Kelly gave young black kids hope and pride thru his movies, style and charisma. He made them believe they could be successful in life.

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Salah Foster
Wed, Jul 03, 2013
Jim Kelly you are a legend in your own right. You have inspired me to be a better person and a better Martial Artist. I've always wanted to meet you and talk with you about Martial Arts and Tennis. You are an inspiration to many. GOD has Blessed and touched your life in many ways. You will be missed and never forgotten. A Talented Martial Artist and a gentleman, I'll always be a fan.
Your Friend and Brother in the Martial Arts, Salah Foster

Gregory Mosley
Wed, Jul 03, 2013
I met him in N.Y. when he was making three the hard way . He was very gracious and a truly great martial artist.

Tommy Williams
Tue, Jul 02, 2013
Jim Kelly did what he set out to do...at least for me. He was a hero, icon and inspiration. I remember sporting his afro and side burns during my early martial arts years. He will be missed but never forgotten. REACH ONE-TEACH ONE
American Karate, Hutchinson, Kansas.

Wing Ng
Tue, Jul 02, 2013
Jim Kelly was an inspiration to millions of young Americans. RIP.You have earned it.

DLJ
Tue, Jul 02, 2013
Rest In peace.

francisco
Tue, Jul 02, 2013
Descansa en paz Jim Kelly, alla donde estes, si por casualidad te encuentras con Bruce saludale y mandale recuerdos de todos los que amamos las artes marciales, eres grande Jim, te echaremos de menos, tu tambien ahora mas que nunca eres leyenda, gracias Jim

Jack D
Mon, Jul 01, 2013
Jim was a class act and he contributed greatly to Enter the Dragon. It was a better movie because of his talent and skill. Rest in peace.

Nita Daniel
Mon, Jul 01, 2013
Rest in Peace Sensei Kelly!

Leta Cabell
Mon, Jul 01, 2013
Rest In Peace Mr. Kelly

James
Mon, Jul 01, 2013
RIP to One of my favorite icons!

Susie Ishmael Tipton
Mon, Jul 01, 2013
Graduated high school ( Bourbon County High School) with Jim in Paris, Kentucky. My condolences to his wife, Marcia his daughter, Sabrena and his grandson. Jim was a nice person and I am fortunate to have known him. RIP

Guy R. George
Mon, Jul 01, 2013

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