Professional of the Year - Motivational Speaking/Consulting

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Lakurt D. Harris

Title: Motivational Speaker, Author, President
Industry: Motivational Speaking
Type of Organization: Motivational Speaker
Major Product/Service: Motivational speaking targeting business assistance and strategies to excel; Sales of apparel and merchandise
Expertise: Mr. Harris is a motivational speaker, trainer, teacher, curriculum developer, writer, consultant, designer, and youth advocate. He is the founder and executive director of the Think Before U Act nonprofit, the creator of Think Before U Act Positive Behavior support program, and the CEO and president of U Got This Motivational Insights & Strategies Consulting Firm. He is responsible for consulting, training and problem solving. He helps individuals achieve their personal goals. Mr. Harris founded Think Before U Act, a behavioral intervention program, for youth age 9 - 18.
Geographic Area of Distribution: Michigan, Illinois, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Georgia
University/Degree: Some College; Certificate of Completion, Life Skills & Character Development; Certified Motivational Speaker
Born: Michigan
Hobbies/Sports: Playing basketball, sports
Children: Nionda, James, Lloyd, Larelle, Kendall
Published Works: 21 teacher's manuals; Author, Think Before U Act Influenced, Confused Thinker and Clueless Thinker student workbooks; Author, Think Before U Act Steps of Direction, Steps of Learning & Knowledge, Steps of Forward Thinking & Growth, U Can Beat the odds, Steps of Redirection, The Game Changer, and Get to the Finish Line Curriculum student workbooks and teacher manuals
Career Accomplishments: Mr. Harris created a line of 25 prevention and intervention behavior assistance posters. He organized a 'stop the violence' and 'stay drug free' campaign community event where he provided free food, t-shirts and a presentation to over 600 families in Little Rock, Arkansas in 2003.