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Nigel L. Walker  

Educator, Author, Poet, Speaker and Community Activist

Dr. Nigel L. Walker was born February 13, 1980, to David and Jacqueline T. Walker. He was born and raised in Eufaula, AL, along with seven brothers and sisters. Jacqueline raised all eight children as a single mother in the public housing projects throughout his childhood.

He began writing at an early age, and published his first poetry book, The Secret Diaries of Jean Batiste in 2004. His follow-up, Rose Petals for Josephine: The Secret Diaries Volume II was released in 2007. He also published a narrative nonfiction work entitled The Underground Philosophy of Education: Teaching is Not for Dummies in 2011.

Dr. Nigel L. Walker has developed a resume for public speaking through his community service and a desire to encourage others. His speaking is commonly centered on the power of education, using his inspiring story of going from humble beginnings to becoming a highly respected professional to encourage crowds of all ages; travelling from among elementary schools to colleges. He has also spoken on topics of poetry and writing, innovations in education, and community service. Dr. Walker currently serves as a high school assistant principal. He resides in LaGrange, GA with his wife and two daughters.

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