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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Tilly’s Holiday Meeting (CA)

On Wednesday, Mike was given the opportunity to speak at Tilly’s annual holiday party...

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Millard South High School (NE)

This past Friday saw Mike at a local school near and dear to our...

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Getting Attention

“…I have been coordinating assemblies at Sehome since 2003, and I have never heard so many students and staff talking about an assembly for so long after it happened…I was really impressed with Mike’s ability to become a member of your school for the day; his message is about change,..."

- Kevin Johnson, Teacher
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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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