This man has a dream.
John-Leslie Brown is the Baby Boy of Mamie Brown’s Baby Boy, Les Brown. You might have heard of them. If not, Google can fill in the blanks.
Toastmasters International awarded John-Leslie Brown the Best Speaker Award, making him the highest paid teen speaker in America.
He begins this speech talking about Mamie Brown. She had a dream. By all accounts, that’s about all she had.
Mamie Brown, with her third grade education, passed down her values to her family.
Here, he asks, “Who is your Mamie Brown?”
“Why not you?”
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Why not you be the person who accomplishes something?
“Why shouldn’t you be the person…who actually cares about something outside?”
What’s your dream?