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Educating through Storytelling

Odd Rod has been voted as "Spokenword Artist of the Year" 5 times in the college market. Middle school and high school administrations rave over the lasting impact he leaves on students and his ability to connect with minds that seem impossible to reach.  His award-winning program of perseverance is a multimedia presentation of hope and grit that displays an upward journey toward their goals.

Student Connection

Audience members are encouraged to ask questions during the presentation. An authentic connection happens as the crowd's involvement grows and students offer their take on taboo subjects. This meeting of the minds provides a landing of understanding. 

Story Speeches about:

  • Overcoming Adversity

  • Suicide Prevention

  • Leadership

  • Substance Abuse 

  • Critical Decision Making

  • The Power Of Perseverance

  • Self-Awareness 

  • The Importance of Inclusivity 

  • Setting/Achieving Goals

Engaging Workshops

Odd Rod facilitates workshops using thought-provoking prompts that cause participants to unlock and release harbored feelings. This provides an opportunity to reflect on past events, understand their impact, and potentially identify patterns or areas for personal growth.

Training to Increase
Student Involvement

Odd Rod connects with students and trains staff to do so similarly. His ability to build communities using effective communication and promotion is unparalleled. Attendees leave knowing how to foster student engagement with a stronger connection.

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