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Darrius Garrett

Author, Poet, Actor, Songwriter, Motivational Speaker & Original Freedom Writer

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Concord, CA, US
About Darrius Garrett

In a few short years, author, songwriter, motivational speaker and freedom writer Darrius Garrett transitioned from the hood to humanitarian, reaching heights he once could only imagine. As an inner-city youth of Long Beach, Calif., Garrett could easily have become a product of his environment but instead rose to become a pillar of his community. He became a New York Times bestselling author at a young age when he co-wrote The Freedom Writers Diary, which inspired the 2007 movie The Freedom ...

Darrius is an inspirational speaker, with great interpersonal skills and leadership qualities. As part of the Freedom Writers, his integrity and compassion has always impressed me.

Keith Quinn - Senior Vice President - Creative Development & Production at Paramount Pictures

His story and message paint a realistic view of what it really takes to develop a more effective mindset regardless of circumstances. In doing so, he changed how we all see the world and defined the contributions needed to influence everyone around us.

Garrison Wynn - Keynote Speaker/Bestselling Author

He has been a speaker at the juvenile hall where I work talking to at-risk students and encouraging them to get an education. He is a great speaker.

Bill Feaver - Teacher at Fresno County office of edu./Courts
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