Dr. Kristopher J. Childs, is focused on creating a movement to inspire all who are involved in academic endeavors globally — through promotion, support, and recognition to pursue excellence and academic success.
Faculty, staff, and students have recognized Dr. Childs as a visionary and collaborative leader. He has a student-centered focus and believes in a teamwork approach of achieving common goals and improving student academic success. Previously he has taught in urban public school settings as a mathematics teacher at the secondary level.
As a speaker, Dr. Childs is not a motivator. He does not believe in motivating one to do something they really do not care about. Instead he desires to inspire one to relentlessly go after their goals and dreams. He seeks to help one find their passion and their purpose. His messages have been deemed “life-changing”. He is known for his mantra “Live Life to the Fullest...You Only Get One”.
Dr. Childs has a strong penchant for working with youth and using education as a basis for his messages. As Malcolm X stated, “Education is the passport to the future”. He strives to create an academic achievement driven culture. And wants to ensure all youth achieve the unachievable. He has the unique ability to connect with youth from diverse backgrounds and provide them with practical pathways to success.