AN INSPIRATIONAL START TO THE NEW YEAR!
The students at Southwind High were greeted this morning by best selling author and motivational speaker, Tommie Mabry. Mabry stopped by the halls of #JagNation to influence the student body and equip them with key life skills that they would need to be successful. Mabry was very impactful, not only in message but in his delivery.
MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER URGES KIDS TO TAKE SCHOOL SERIOUSLY
Tommie Mabry spoke Monday to students at Rutherford High School about the importance of learning and positive behavior.
EX-JUVENILE OFFENDER: 'RAPPERS, ATHLETES OR DRUG DEALERS. I WANTED TO BE THAT.'
Tommie Mabry was 12 when a bullet grazed him while he was burglarizing a home he thought was empty. It could have been fatal for the rebellious preteen hell-bent on emulating the people in the midtown area of Jackson, where he grew up.
ONCE A JUVENILE OFFENDER, SPEAKER INSPIRES BURLINGTON CITY STUDENTS
Burlington City students kicked off the school year with an appearance by a guest speaker who had an important message about staying in school.
EX-JUVENILE OFFENDER FINDS KEYS TO STEP YOUTH CRIME: GIVE KIDS HOPE
In my neighborhood, if you made it past 18 you were blessed,” says educator, author and motivational speaker Tommie Mabry, 31, standing beneath an overpass in the midtown Jackson, Miss., community where he became street smart and a juvenile offender at the age of 12.