Take it first hand from the foster kid who struggled for the opportunity to make it to college and the party girl who almost gave it all away.

Millennials Monti Washington and Julia Garcia are two of the most talented and dynamic speakers of our time. Beginning at very young ages, Monti and Julia had every excuse in the world to give up and be unsuccessful. From broken homes, poverty, abuse and foster care, to family tragedies, bullying, rehab, and even rape, they could have easily fallen under the radar.

Using slam poetry and role-playing, there has never been a more powerful team of young speakers who can connect with and inspire your audience! They cover all the layers of diversity, including gender, race, sexuality, physical disabilities, socioeconomic circumstances, and more.