Nahjee Grant is an award-winning philanthropist, motivational speaker, published author, TV personality, and celebrated storyteller who has shared his amazing life story to full-capacity crowds for people of all ages. But Nahjee’s story wasn’t always so glamorous. Once a high school failure, Nahjee was so unmotivated during his early high school days that he flunked out of 9th grade.
Fortunately, Nahjee was given a second chance to prove himself and soon began to see that he had a purpose in life. As a young man, he learned to combine his incredible talent as a storyteller with his passion for helping others. The result: a powerful, relatable story that resonated with people of all ages, races and religions. Nahjee began sharing his personal journey of failure-turned-into-hope through his books and with local audiences, and quickly became a highly sought-out speaker. Hailed as "The Cool Smart Kid" by his admirers, , Mr. Grant shares his powerful story from being a failing student to children’s author, motivational speaker, and award winning philanthropist. Today, he travels to deliver his message of perseverance, hope, faith, and dreaming big.
Nahjee has a unique ability to connect with people of all ages, races and religions and has made a tremendous impact to the lives of countless men, women, and children.
Nahjee grew up in Lower Merion. He has won the 2016 Main Liners "Who Give Back" Award and the 2017 Ardmore Initiative "Shining Star Award."
He loves to speak at school assemblies, leadership conferences, workshops, and student events.
Nahjee is also the Founder & Executive Director of the Non-Profit organization, The World Was Made For You Inc.
TOPICS: *LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT * MOTIVATION & INSPIRATION * RESILIENCE * FAITH * PERSEVERANCE * ACADEMIC SUCCESS * COLLEGE & CAREER PREP * GOAL SETTING
AUDIENCES: ELEMENTARY, MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL, UNIVERSITY, PARENTS & TEACHERS