Sekou Andrews

Sekou Andrews is an award winning Motivational Poet & Strategic Storyteller; regularly presenting original pieces for international executives, giving the keynote at a conference, or performing poems for Barack Obama in Oprah’s backyard. This Pitzer graduate turned elementary schoolteacher turned actor, voiceover artist, award-winning musician and two-time national poetry slam champion has defined a cutting-edge style of speaking that combines inspirational speaking, theater, poetry, comedy and storytelling to help companies electrify their message, accelerate their mission and enroll their audience. He routinely speaks to and/or creates customized spoken word presentations for fortune 500 companies, leading conferences and global nonprofits, and prominent individuals from Oprah to Deepak Chopra. He has been featured on ABC World News, MSNBC, HBO, MTV and BET; performed for the likes of Maya Angelou, Coretta Scott King, and Al Gore; and shared the stage with Jay-Z, Steve Wonder, Carlos Santana, Maroon 5, the Pasadena Pops orchestra and more. With his latest CD release “Poetic License,” he is the most awarded artist in the nation’s largest indie music organization [+]