From homeless teen to triumphant college graduate, Trevor's Self-Care Success Skills resonates with kids using positive freestyle rap & multimedia presentations to create an unforgettable Winning With Trevor event.
For adults: Trevor would love to motivate your event with a presentation on the power of mindset and strategies to use for success in everyday life.
Trevor's resume includes speaking at the Huston-Tillotson University, Austin City Hall, Human Rights Commission & Austin Community College.
Price Range: $1000-$3000
Gig Length: 30 - 120 minutes
Languages: English, Spanish
What to Expect
*Winning With Trevor: Mindset Matters Presentation - Youth speaking at schools featuring the interactive positive Mindset Matters rap and Success Skills seminar.
*Mindset of Excellence Presentation - Motivational speaking for adults
on the power of mindset and specific easy-to-use strategies to achieve success in everyday life. Featuring insight into how inner narratives shape our feelings & perspective.
*Winning With Trevor Leadership Training - A leadership workshop for educators or others who want to develop the ability to delegate tasks, resolve conflict, and improve communication skills.
*Connecting the Gaps: Winning the Classroom - Educator workshop on how building a dialogue of trust increases student aptitude, the Ron Clark approach to resolving student conflict and increasing student engagement through increased self efficacy & goal setting.
Note: For youth speaking - Keynote/School Assembly (45-120 min)
Full day activities available upon request
***********Further Details about the above mentioned presentations***********
Winning With Trevor: Mindset Matters Presentation
(including the Success Skills 1+4 Approach)
Your students will love the down-to-earth humor, and Mindset Matters freestyle rapping (made up on the spot) used to teach conflict-resolution skills, the power of mindset, balanced decision making and build confidence. Trevor speaks about the challenges of going to high school while being a homeless teenager, and the power of education to help him overcome obstacles and live a successful life.
Kids resonate with the modern hip hop approach to relationship building conversations, and participate in interactive exercises to help them feel like they belong to a caring community. After presenting his troubled youth background, sharing what it's like living on the streets as a kid, he explores Self-Care Success Skills - life long methods that work to build positive relationships, and audience participation exercises.
Next up is an interactive educational freestyle rap section. This involves making up rhymes on the spot, related to school mission statements, values and what it means to have the Winning With Trevor mindset.
***Would you like to schedule a time to call Trevor to discuss your objectives and your budget? His direct line is 512-293-0329 if you need to speak to him right away.
Trevor's stories of growing up in foster care, and later on the streets show the power of resiliency, having faith in good things happening, and the strength of school counselors to uplift students into a winning mindset. He relates these real life tribulations to the struggles of students today to feel accepted in an unforgettable Winning With Trevor experience that shows how it's possible to do anything you set your mind to.
*Mindset of Excellence Presentation - Much of what we experience is felt through the lens we filter life through but are unaware of how much our own opinions of life shape how we feel about ourselves, our life, and our social tribe. Trevor delivers a powerful presentation on how to use inner strength to create outside success, and what success means by who we become in the process.
*Winning With Trevor Leadership Training - Full day or half day workshop, upon request, that brings into focus the specific skills needed to be a great leader, how to lead by example, monitor progress towards goals, and give the right kind of feedback and quality control to motivate staff to achieve more in less time.
Connecting the Gaps: Winning the Classroom
Having been both a teacher at secondary education and a professor's assistant at community college, Trevor understands the challenges teachers face today with gaining students' cooperation in the learning process. Be prepared to learn powerful tools that will unify the classroom, improve productivity and create lasting memories with your students.
Topics covered include:
1. Syntax & Grammar of Social Skills
How to avoid the trap of arguing with students through a change of perspective
2. Winning Conflict-Resolution With Students
Explore how to create a win win situation from class conflicts thru validation & boundary redirects
3. Collaborative Crescendo - The Power of Shared Goals
Discover how to motivate students by collaboratively sharing responsibility for the class's grades as a mutual goal.
4. Intro to Introspection - Augment Academics
Build daily introspection into your normal routine and uncover inner momentum by reflecting on our strengths and weaknesses. Learn how breaking up school behavior self improvement goals into smaller mindset milestones adds to overall progress. It's easier to improve an existing skill then try to learn a new one.
5. Reciprocity Remapping
Find out how mutual feedback from the students to the teacher and from the teacher to the student on a weekly basis helps the class grow as a whole and establish a supportive community geared towards enhanced social-academic growth
After attending the Connecting the Gaps presentation, your teachers will feel confident in creating healthy new connections that empower students to become young leaders you'll be proud to have in the classroom.
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These keynote presentations are customizable for students, teachers, or business conferences:
• Finding Your Why - guided meditation to discover how your 'why' is the engine behind success
• How to Rap - Trevor teaches a positive thinking workshop on how to create rhymes, rap on the beat, keep your content positive, stay in the pocket, and express emotions creatively
• Foster Care Survivor - an in-depth look from a former foster child at transitioning into higher education graduate and functional member of society
• Personal Power Personal Responsibility - ownership of our emotions is both the scariest and bravest actions we can take, but it leads to emotional freedom and proactive lifestyles that achieve more in less time
• Homelessness in America - a deep dive into the mindset created from being homeless, how to escape it, and effectively heal from post traumatic stress syndrome
• Domestic Abuse Anonymous - children of domestic abuse are too common, and the gag order on talking about this causes more harm than helps. In an anonymous jar, students/teachers/biz.conference attendees put a piece of paper with a short paragraph about their experience and Trevor moderates from the stage on coping skills, belief systems, and a pathway to freedom
• Winning With Trevor 4 Maxims for Success - a code to live by, 4 key concepts for self improvement, Success, Happiness, Personal Responsibility & Self Awareness as discussed in the Winning With Trevor Podcast
You'll hear: "Wow" "I loved it!" "That was so much fun!" after a Winning With Trevor presentation.
Trevor's been speaking for 14 years and creates new amazing memories with each presentation for you and your attendees to cherish in the days and weeks that follow by delivering a sincere, high energy, fun and compassionate approach to learning the art of becoming your best self.
At a Winning With Trevor Student Event You'll Leave Understanding How To:
• Nurture a productive classroom environment built on mutual respect & reciprocity
• Have specific steps to improve problem solving skills, & make better life decisions
• Speak the language that resonates with kids for achieving goals like attending college
At a Business Conference - You will finish feeling empowered, amazed & Inspired to:
• Be the person you knew you were capable of becoming via increased confidence skills
• Understand the nature of relationship-building and positive self talk
• Begin to master your inner narrative with daily habits that create momentum towards greater success
***You'll find Trevor to be one of the best speakers you've ever worked with! Trevor customizes the presentations with sincere vulnerability and humor, making him relatable to all walks of life.
Your audience will leave motivated to take action, filled with hope & exceeding their own expectations.
"My name is Trevor, and I love empowering students with the tools to feel good about themselves and achieve Self-Care Success." From living in a cardboard box in an alleyway to getting accepted into the University of Texas with a recommendation letter from the President of Austin Community College, Stephen Kinslow, Trevor's journey has taught him the power of hope, empathy and higher education.
Born and raised in Austin, Texas, Trevor's made public speaking presentations for 14 years. Trevor taught at AISD, & worked as a Professor's Assistant at Austin Community College before working at Facebook as a tech. Having overcome his own battles with destructive behavior cycles, he's written the upcoming Notes from My Higher Self novel on how to live a happier balanced life. After surviving an abusive childhood Trevor became super motivated to help both students and teachers develop his game changing Self-Care Success skills that will help restore emotional intelligence and momentum to everyone's lives.
Whether he's speaking about leadership skills or engaging students to increase aptitude or this in demand motivational speaker shares rich content in a down to earth way that speaks the truth and gets the audience moving fast towards a sense of purpose and self-worth.
“Trevor has overcome homelessness to attend college. In 30 years of teaching, I have never seen anyone take to education like Trevor. He loves it. He soaks it up. He aspires to goals no one else in his family ever considered.”
Dr. David Lydic - Austin Community College
Microphone, PA system, if powerpoint slides are part of the presentation given then a way to display powerpoint, other than that, mainly just a mic and PA system