2018 A'ric Jackson Speech
As a part of the Foundation's Personal Safety and Responsibility initiative, on Friday, December 7th, 2018, motivational speaker A'ric Jackson presented to the St. Cloud Tech High School and St. Cloud Apollo High School students. For the last decade, A'ric Jackson's mission has been to teach, inspire, encourage, and help others pursue their goals and dreams.
What began as passionate poetry designed to uplift the spirit turned into the pursuit of changing attitudes and conventional thought. A charismatic and genuinely heartfelt communicator, A'ric truly electrifies the audience.
Selected as "Best New Speaker" in 2000 by the Chicago Chapter of the International Speech Organization, Toastmasters, this recognition helped him realize how much he wanted to pursue changing the lives of students, youth, and grown-ups across America through his speeches.
A'ric has served as the Keynote Speaker for organizations such as: Future Business Leaders of America, Health Occupation Students Association, DECA, FCCLA, National Association of Secondary School Principals LEAD Conferences, and many Statewide Student Council Conferences across the country. Plus, his message has been televised in over 65 countries.