As an author, speaker, and entertainer with 25 years of professional experience in the entertainment, media, and creative arts industry, Justin has lent his voice as an announcer/actor to companies such as ESPN, Liberty Tax, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Monster Energy Drink, and Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream as well as video games, documentaries, and more. Justin is also a teen acting and vocal coach and a published singer/songwriter, and he served as the Musical Director for Broadway Disney’s national pre-release production of The Little Mermaid in Norfolk, Virginia. The audiobook for his critically acclaimed middle-grade dystopian novelette, The Tale of Nottingswood (think Tim Burton meets Dr. Seuss), was released in 2015, and his mini e-book The Three Keys of Effective Communication with Teens is now available as a download. He is also a motivational speaker for youth and adults, but his most cherished title is “Dad.”
What do you do when you find success but the world is pressuring you to be humble? Is it okay to be the best? How much can you show your skill without being prideful? How can you stay humble when you’re more accomplished in a field than your friends? These are questions we want to explore in this class.