Children's author. Motivational speaker. Storyteller
Nahjee's mission is to prepare youth for educational success, personal success, and the success of the their communities.
Youth Empowerment Speaker
Elementary, Middle & High School
Growing up with a difficult family situation, Nahjee knows first-hand the challenges and barriers students face.
Nahjee shares his own experiences of adversity and the barriers they imposed on his education. After almost failing out his freshman year, Nahjee learned how to embrace his life circumstances and use them to empower his success. By Focusing on your education, you can achieve anything you want to in life.
Going to one of the best school districts in the country yet still struggling, Nahjee knows what its like to fall through the cracks.
At Lower Merion School District, Nahjee excelled in elementary and the beginning of middle school. But by his freshman year, his grades began to suffer and almost failed out of school. It wasn't until his mom asked him a life changing question that he realized the importance of education. "Do you want to be a cool dumb kid, or a cool smart kid" Wanting to be a cool smart kid, Nahjee focused on his education.
Educators & Parents
Once a young student himself, Nahjee Grant was faced with many academic challenges. When all else failed, writing became his outlook. He is an entrepreneur, author of 9 books, community activist, a television host, and philanthropist. He shares his own failures to allocate for his successes today. By the time Nahjee's presentation is over, you will be able to: