Darrius Garrett, Youth Speaker

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 ... VIEW MORE

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Speech Topics
  • The Importance of Teachers Who Cares and Education

    Darrius shares vivid stories of his educational experience and the role that education, especially writing and ... View More

  • From Hustling to Hope: How Being An Original Freedom Writer Saved My Life

    Timing was everything for Darrius Garrett as he was headed down a road of destruction that only promised him maybe ... View More

  • Color Outside the Box

    Darrius' upcoming book Color Outside The Box instead “The Road to Success Without The Mess” is explained as Darrius ... View More

  • HIStory: The Inspiration Within

    Darrius is able to cater his speech to any audience as he has been through immense tragedy. Darrius has encountered ... View More

Text Reviews
  • 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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