Josh Shipp is a former at-risk foster kid turned youth advocate, he is renowned for his documentary TV series (A&E), that followed his ground-breaking work with teens.
He is the author of the national bestseller “The Grown-Up’s Guide to Teenage Humans“, and was listed on Inc. Magazine’s 30 under 30 list.
He’s spoken at universities such as Harvard, Stanford, MIT & UCLA. He is a recognized teen expert for media outlets as MTV, CNN, FOX, The New York Times, 20/20, Good Morning America.
He’s worked with groups of parents, educators & mental health professionals plus has spoken to more than TWO Million teens live.
YSU Lead Coach
Clint Pardoe has taught public speaking at the university level, coached high-earning entrepreneurs, and has been a keynote speaker at various real estate events and conferences.
For over a decade, Clint Pardoe was a popular Speech Communication Instructor at community, state, and private colleges in Northern California. This, combined with being a highly-trained business coach, led him to write The 4 Secrets to College Life Success: How to thrive in your life during and after college. Based upon his book, Clint has spoken at local, regional, and national college events in order to support college students in living more successful academic, personal, and professional lives. In addition, Clint has also spoken at major corporations such as Apple and made a significant impact coaching people in the real estate industry.
Brian Williams is on a mission to inspire Kindness movements in schools across the nation. His message is one that calls students to action and creates measurable change in each school he visits. He is energetic, funny and gets students to think outside-the-box on how they can create a ripple of positivity within their school.
• Spoken to over 250,000 students
• Documented over 500,000 acts of kindness
• 4th degree black belt
• Inspires kindness movements across the world
David’s humorous and genuine speaking style empowers students with social and emotional skills while teaching them the crucial life skills of dignity and respect.
David’s start as a youth speaker comes from personal experience; he grew up impacted by addiction in his family; he married and became a father of two children, his oldest son has special needs; he is active in his church; he is a hospice volunteer who visits with terminally ill patients; and is on the board of KIDS Plus, a non-profit organization which helps special needs children through sports and other activities.