Keynote & Workshops

Keynote Speaker for 2017

Meet ShShed 1.pnged G! As one of the hottest and most blessed entertainers to hail from Denver Colorado, Shedrick Garrett (Shed G) is a well renowned comedian, actor and radio personality known for his clean faith based comedy. Shed G brings a style of comedy that universally captivates audiences of all ages and races.

In 2000, Shed G gained momentum by taking his talents to Atlanta where he earned his credits on the big screen. He worked alongside Tyler Perry in hit movies like Madea’s Family Reunion, A Madea’s Christmas and Meet the Browns. Shortly thereafter he was featured on hit TV shows like House Of Payne, Meet The Browns and The Rickey Smiley TV Show.

Shed G has opened for many music artists such as Cassandra Wilson, Anthony David, S.O.S Band, Earth Wind and Fire, The Temptations, Brian McKnight, Marvin Sapp, and Lalah Hathaway. He has also opened for fellow comedian’s Ricky Smiley, Dave Chapelle, Ron Tripoli, Dave Coulier and Lachlan Patterson. 14330173_991179384344178_630811152524458665_n-1

In 2012 Shed G moved to Minneapolis to pursue his dream of being a radio host/personality where he joined the Morning Show on 89.9 KMOJ FM. Now Shed G has his own Podcast & TV show called Shed G & Friends!

As a philanthropist, Shed G has a deep passion for helping youth. He serves as an active board member of the nonprofit, Steps Of Strategy. Shed G plans events and creates curriculum for the mentorship program. Shed G spends countless hours educating and providing resources to young boys helping them to become successful men.

Conference workshops

Five Quick Ways to Maximize Your Opportunities
Shed G
Can I Vent Ent.

We all want to be successful but it is unrealistic to think that success will just fall into our laps. If you want to be successful, you have to do some work. This interactive workshop will teach you five quick ways to maximize your opportunities and seize the success you want in your life.

Understanding Your Personal Leadership Type
Kurt Simer
YMCA Bold & Gold Program

This is an interactive workshop designed to help participants identify their natural leadership style and to learn about some of the inherent strengths and weaknesses associated with that style.

Philosophical Chairs

701socratesSocrates believed that enabling students to think for themselves was more important than filling their heads with “right” answers.

Philosophical Chairs is a technique to allow students to critically think, verbally ponder, and logically write their beliefs. In the Philosophical Chairs workshop, participants will seek a deeper understanding of complex ideas through rigorously thoughtful dialogue.

We invite student philosophers to use critical thinking to resolve subsequent conflicts, which arrive when presented with alternative perspectives, ideas, or contradictions to what they have previously learned or believed. “Philosophical Chairs” is a technique that allows students to critically think, verbally ponder, and logically write their beliefs.

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