Featured Speakers

Our Speakers

Our Speakers can address middle school and high school students, college students, parents and adults who work with youth. They can also conduct workshops and adult in-services. Please contact Jill Smock, jsmock@youthtoyouth.net or 614-586-7954 if you are interested in booking one of our speakers.

A portion of the speaker fees provide additional prevention services for youth.

De’Marco Fomby

Welcome our newest speaker to the Youth to Youth Speaker Service.  While he is new to Youth to Youth , De’Marco is not new to youth audiences.  For the past decade, De'Marco Fomby has been working to live out his passion -- inspiring and motivating young people to become the absolute best they can be. Using his background in music, sports, and mentoring,  he encourages middle and high school students to think for themselves and to make choices based on what benefits them in the future, rather than the here and now. De’Marco aims to help teens understand that there is power in their passions, and through those passions, they can change the world with their influence.

Learn More


Ty Sells

Not just a speaker, Ty brings over twenty two years of experience in drug prevention and community services. He is a “product” of the Youth to Youth high school program, and spent years during and after college working directly with youth in its’ local program. Ty is known across the country for his charisma, humor and leadership. He has developed a number of trainings, workshops, and presentations for both youth and adults to address the many complex issues that confront today’s young people.

 

Learn More


Javier Sanchez

For almost 20 years Javier has been inspiring and equipping youth and adults to be intentional about experiencing life to the fullest in a healthy, safe, and positive way. Through comedy, spoken word poetry, and powerful stories from his own life, Javier reminds audiences that their personal power to change their lives and change the world around them starts with the choices they make From This Moment On. Discover why Javier Sanchez and this powerful program have become one of the most sought after experiences for schools, communities, conferences, and conventions all over the world!!

Learn More


Shaun Derik

For over 10 years, speaker, director and performing artist, Shaun Derik has dedicated his life to helping people, young and old, reconnect with their passion. Through his dynamic message delivery, which is a blend of music and comedy, audience members leave Shaun’s presentations feeling motivated and energized; as a result are encouraged to take massive steps towards the achievement of their vision and life-long goals.

Learn More