Lester Sanders is a youth motivational speaker who is equipped with the right tools, insight, experience and expertise to partner with your school, organization, event or family to empower today’s students!
From the most at-risk, to the highest performing students. Whether urban, suburban or rural: ALL YOUTH in today’s global society by the margin of one bad decision; could be at-risk of not reaching their full potential. However, ALL YOUTH are also one adult away or one caring relationship away from being steered onto their personal path of greatness!
Today’s students must be inspired, motivated and empowered to make healthy and responsible life choices, develop the resiliency skills needed to overcome the various forms of adversity that all human beings face and discover the intrinsic motivation needed to maximize their educational experience.
Bullying and bullying related suicides are at epidemic rates throughout the nation.
Teen and young adult suicides are at epidemic rates throughout the nation.
According to America’s Promise Alliance, every 26 seconds in America, a student drops out of high school.
According to the 2009 Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) Study, the U.S. ranked 25th in Math and 17th in Science worldwide.
Only 16% of American seniors are proficient in math and interested in a career in science.
About 25 years ago, the USA was ranked #1 worldwide in graduation rate, today were #17.
Only 1 in 3 college freshman will graduate and get a job in their field.
While we develop our students academic skills we must simultaneously develop our students non-academic skills.
"For these are all our children, we will all profit by or pay for what they become." ~James Baldwin
Is Your Partner
In Raising Student Achievement
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