MEET MONTI WASHINGTON
Monti Washington is refreshingly different. His presentations are inspiring, entertaining, educational, and designed to give students a learning experience that provides value that is transferable to real life situations. His honesty and humor keeps students fully engaged, while his message provides students with the knowledge, skills, and motivation need to be successful in and out of the classroom.
As a top motivational speaker, Monti has impacted the lives of 1000’s of students nation wide. Recognized as “Americas Adversity Coach” for his ability to show students how to turn any adversity into real life success. Monti will show you how any students can achieve, overcome, and turn obstacles on campus into real life success.
IT STARTED IN A HOTEL ROOM
Conceived in a hotel room, a product of a one night stand, Monti’s passion for helping students stems from the adversity he faced early on in life. Forced to live in poverty due to his mother’s drug addiction, monti grew up sleeping on cardboard boxes, living in parks, and being abused by foster parent after foster parent. Until 8th grade Monti was in special Ed. Classes and was held back on two separate occasions. Despite his adversity, Monti would go on to obtain two college degrees, become a state basketball champion, award winning poet, Mcdonalds All- American nominee, a nationally recognized actor, and co-founder of Truality.org, a non-profit organization aimed at inspiring youth to be TRU The Real U.
MONTI IN THE MEDIA
Monti as been in the media as an award winning poet, performing artist of the year, and and accomplished playwright with his NAACP Theatre Award Nomination! He has also been on nationally televised tv shows, independent movie films, and national televised commercials for companies such as Microsoft and Nike. This goes as proof that we truly do not "Look like our story"!