A youth motivational speaker that puts his actions before his words.

Most professional speakers talk about what they’ve done or what they’ve been through. Mike talks about what he’s doing.

Having worked with youth for more than a decade, Mike has founded and continues to direct two nationally-recognized non-profit organizations (THE BAY and Skate For Change). Companies like Red Bull and State Farm and people like Ryan Sheckler have taken notice of his reckless pursuit to help the disadvantaged. Maybe it’s time you take a look, too.

He’s passionate. He’s real. He loves people. But most of all, he motivates others to live better lives.

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Blogging

University of Louisiana Lafayette SOUL Camp

Within the last week, Mike has spoken at the University of Louisiana (UL) Lafayette’s...

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Los Primeros School of Sciences and Arts (CA)

Last Friday, Mike joined students at Los Primeros School of Sciences and Arts in...

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Getting Attention

“Mike did a keynote address for our faculty when we returned to school following our holiday break. Our staff was so impressed with Mike and the powerful message he shared that we have scheduled him to return to our district in March to speak to students in each of our..."

- Matthew Fisher, Superintendent
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Making Headlines

Motivational speaker talks respect, anti-bullying

Channel 8 in Lincoln, NE covered Mike's time at the Nebraska State DECA Conference as part of the Runza x MSL "Be the Difference" tour. Click to watch the video!

Mike Smith inspires students to "Be the Difference"

KHAS TV in Hastings/Grand Island, NE covered Mike's time at Northwest High School as part of the Runza x MSL "Be the Difference" tour. Click to watch the video!

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