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Dr. Adolph Brown        

Educator, Businessman & Author

Dr. Adolph Brown, III works with schools and corporations around the world to implement best practices that support peak performance and educational excellence. His honest, humorous and helpful keynotes and workshops have been commonly described as "delightfully different."

He has more than 30 years of experience working with issues of mental wellness, social justice, equity, education and diversity. Dr. Brown’s solid content and multiple takeaways, insightful humor and parables are appreciated and recognized by business leaders, teachers, administrators, students and parents all over the world.

From extremely humble beginnings, he was the first in his family of five to graduate high school and go on to become a critically acclaimed clinical psychologist, university professor & dean, teacher educator, businessman, investor, research scientist and recovering middle school special education teacher.

Dr. Brown considers his greatest accomplishments to be the joyfully married husband of Marla, father of 8 kind-hearted children and grandpa of Aiden.

Speech Topics


"Wheelbarrow Way™" Philosophy

Doc's "Wheelbarrow Way™" Philosophy is a MUST in today's world of uncertainty! Learn why this philosophy is so successful, learn about the individuals who need this philosophy as well as strategies used to sustain this philosophy and how to incorporate this philosophy in your very own belief system. Reward, reinforce or surprise your school staff and students or your business frontline and leadership team with Doc's signature lapel pin wheelbarrows and his desktop wheelbarrow keepsakes.

The Student Success Tour

Make your school a "NO HATE SPACE" by teaching the appreciation for DIVERSITY and INCLUSION. The Student Success & ONE LOVE Tour is comprised of today's best and most diverse group of youth motivational teacher speakers. They began as group of friends who made the choice not to give up; now they are a family of encouraging individuals. They are collectively known as "the Dream Team" because they never allowed anything to stand between them and their dreams. Individually, team members have experienced the challenges associated with bullying, family problems, language barriers, English as a Second Language, being black & brown boys, alienation, the effects of family alcohol and drug abuse, fighting, racism and self-esteem. Through their stories of trials and triumphs of overcoming being a “Newcomer to Overcomer,” "Hecho En Mexico," "Be A Buddy, Not A Bully," "At-Risk to At-Promise, "Be Better, Not Bitter," “Hugs Not Drugs,” “BE-YOU-TIFUL” and “It's Not How You Start..” the Dream Team connects with ALL through powerful life-changing messages, uplifting music and tons of inspiration and motivation.

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