Youth Mover

Brandon Lee White delivers a high-energy, entertaining, and effective anti-bullying and character education program for youth!

Age Range
K-12

Youth Mover, Brandon Lee White, delivers a high-energy, entertaining, and effective anti-bullying and character education program for youth across the country. As a professional ballroom dance instructor and motivational youth speaker, Brandon incorporates "teamwork, courage, character, self-discipline, exercise, and anti-bullying" into his leadership school assemblies and workshops. Brandon's full-package motivational presentation will make your students laugh, think, and grow!

Choose from two versions for Motivational Assembly Speeches: Super Students for elementary grades or Own It! for middle/high school. Or ask about Brandon's In-School Activities: Dance workshops, personality tests, leadership training or Own It Day.

Get your students up and participating!

For nearly a decade, Brandon has received top reviews from K-12 schools for his character-based leadership and anti-bullying presentations, which include dancing, acting, storytelling, and behavior-changing results. Brandon's motivational leadership programs will inspires your students to take ownership of who they are and equip them to respond to difficult situations.

Assemblies/Workshops/Own-It Day for Elementary Schools

"Super Students" Motivational and Anti-bullying Assembly for Elementary Schools (approx. 45 mins.)

Every student loves the idea of becoming a super hero, but most students are not sure how to apply those character traits in their everyday lives. Brandon's anti-bullying and leadership assembly for elementary schools teaches students that they do not have to have special powers to become Super Students, they just have to make smart choices. Brandon will show your students what it takes to have courage and integrity to battle bullying, engage in leadership, and to make healthy and positive choices. Youth Mover Brandon Lee White will bring humor and opportunities for student interaction that will leave a lasting impact. Every student in your school, including the teachers, will adore Brandon's elementary leadership assembly.

Super Students Topics:  Character, Leadership, Courage, Responsibility and Leadership.

Motivational Ballroom Dance Workshop for Elementary Schools (approx. 45 to 60 mins.)

Brandon Lee White has a background as a professional dance instructor and has trained pop dance stars from those appearing on "Dancing with the Stars" to Peta Murgatroyd and Corky Ballas.  In his motivational dance workshop for schools, students engage with Brandon in a simple-to-understand instructional lesson in ballroom dance.  Throughout this motivational and team building workshop, Brandon will cover morale, teamwork, discipline, courage, etiquette, exercise, and responsibility. You will not find a more interactive leadership workshop for your students!  (Capacity: 100 to 300 students). 

Own-It Personality Survey Test (approx. 45 to 60 mins.)

Many students are wondering more about themselves and how they interact with their peers. Students thirst to learn why they clash with some people but click with others. In Brandon's Test Survey presentation, students will be guided through taking the Own-It Personality Test, enabling them to see who they are with more clarity and understanding. Students participate in skits and re-enactments of their own real world situations. And, they will learn how to use their own unique and strong personality traits to their benefit and to help relate to and lead their peers.

Youth Mover's Own-It Day for Elementary Schools (approx 4 to 6 hrs.) 

Youth Mover's Own-it Day focuses on students taking ownership and entire schools being changed starting with an assembly speech that gets the school going and STUCO leadership training to steer the momentum. If you want a longer and more lasting impact, this is it. This program addresses student involvement, bullying, leadership, team building and morale.

Includes:

  • Keynote School Assembly Speech (45 minutes ) (Up to 2 assemblies)

Guaranteed to inspire students to make more positive choices by first helping them look at themselves (and others) in a positive way. This motivational keynote speech makes an impact.

  • School Activity (45-60 minutes) (Adequate space needed)

The entire school, or a select group of students, learn a ballroom dance, such as swing dance, as a way to put the message learned in the speech to practice. Students practice risk-taking, teamwork, problem-solving, and more.

  • Student Leadership Workshop (45 to 60 minutes)

Takes the message beyond the stage to the student council members and teaches them skills to be change agents within their school.

  • Own-It Student Leadership Curriculum (45-minute intro)

Includes e-file curriculum and up to 15 hard copies of Brandon's student leadership book.

  • Post Day Follow-Up (Optional)

Skype, email, or phone call session with student leaders to follow-up with questions and next steps.

Assemblies/Workshops/Leadership Training for MS/HS

"Own It!" Motivational, Anti-bullying, and Leadership Assemblies for Middle/High Schools (approx. 45 to 50 minutes)

Own It: It’s not what you want, it’s what you DO about what you want (WYDAWYW). Brandon helps youth own who they are, what they want, and what holds them back. In Brandon's motivational, anti-bullying, and leadership assemblies for Middle School and High Schools, you will see many opportunities for comical interactions with the audience, empowering and inspirational stories, real-life examples that will provoke deep thought and conversation, as well as an engaging keynote presentation that will leave a lasting impact. Your students walk away after the "Own It" school assembly with a new and inspired drive to act upon their ideas and a renewed senses of "ownership" of their actions and lives. Brandon will cover topics including self-identity, responsibility, character, leadership and anti-bullying.

Motivational Workshop in Ballroom Dance for High School and Middle School (approx. 60 to 90 mins.)

In addition to his background as motivational youth speaker, Brandon Lee White is also a professional dancer and dance instructor. He's worked with pop dance stars whom have appeared on "Dancing with the Stars."  During the Ballroom Dance Workshop, students will learn about leadership through actively engaging in ballroom dance lessons. Students actively engage in practicing discipline, taking risks, working together, setting goals, and communicating positively. Through practice, students begin to retain these important life skills. Brandon's motivational dance workshop is also a unique and fun way to get your students moving. Plus, it makes a fun icebreaker activity!  Depending on space and availability, your school can request "total audience participation" or ask to work with just some of the audience volunteers throughout the workshop. Max. capacity dependent upon your school's sound equipment and space requirements. 

Own-It Personality Survey Test (approx. 60 mins.)

Many teen students are wondering more about themselves and how they interact with their peers. Students thirst to learn why they clash with some people but click with others. In Brandon's Test Survey presentation, students will be guided through taking the Own-It Personality Test, enabling them to see who they are with more clarity and understanding. Students participate in skits and re-enactments of their own real world situations. And, they will learn how to use their own unique and strong personality traits to their benefit and to help relate to and lead their peers.

Training with Student Leadership (approx. 1 to 3 hrs.)

Engage your student council or student leadership group with an introduction to the Youth Mover's Own-It Curriculum. Students will get a copy of Brandon's published book, Don't Be A Lame Sauce.  Your student leaders will join together in their own SWOT analysis, taking an assessment of their strengths and weaknesses, what challenges they face, and what opportunities are ahead.  Your student leadership group will also work with Brandon to define roles of the organization, goals, and participate in fun activities that will strengthen and energize their leadership abilities and skills.  Your student council will finish the leadership training with their own action plan to implement their own Own-It program.  

Youth Mover's Own-It Day for Middle and High Schools (approx 4 to 6 hrs.) 

Youth Mover's Own-it Day focuses on students taking ownership and entire schools being changed starting with an assembly speech that gets the school going and STUCO leadership training to steer the momentum. If you want a longer and more lasting impact, this is it. This program addresses student involvement, bullying, leadership, team building and morale.

Includes:

  • Keynote Assembly Speech (45 minutes each) (Up to 2 presentations)

Guaranteed to inspire students to make more positive choices by first helping them look at themselves (and others) in a positive way. This motivational keynote speech makes an impact.

  • School Activity (45-60 minutes) (Adequate space needed)

The entire school, or a select group of students, learn a ballroom dance, such as swing dance, as a way to put the message learned in the speech to practice. Students practice risk-taking, teamwork, problem-solving, and more.

  • Student Leadership Workshop (60 minutes)

Takes the message beyond the stage to the student council members and teaches them skills to be change agents within their school.

  • Own-It Student Leadership Curriculum (45-minute intro)

Includes e-file curriculum and up to 15 hard copies of Brandon's student leadership book.

  • Post Day Follow-Up (Optional)

Skype, email, or phone call session with student leaders to follow-up with questions and next steps.

  • Brandon Lee White was incredible! All of our students from PreK through 8th grade were inspired by his motivation, honesty, and captivating presence. "Own It!" is a phrase we hear commonly through the school halls since his visit. We have nothing but praise for Brandon and hope to have him back next year!
    Stephani Katechis - HSA Co-President
    Harrington Park School
    Harrington Park, NJ

  • Every age group---from Early Childhood, to Lower School through our Middle School LOVED their time with Brandon Lee White.  He is not only entertaining, kind-hearted, witty, and clever, but inspirational, as well.  His message was heard and understood.
    Barbara Haney - Head of Lower School
    Grace Church School
    New York, NY

  • We have a wide range of student ages and engagement-this assembly was appropriate for all and imparted both human and meaningful moments of reflection. Bravo! We will certainly have this program back again.
    Allison Pech - Teacher
    Saint Thomas More School
    Portland, OR

  • Brandon White was absolutely fabulous!  Everyone, the students, the teachers and even the principal LOVED him!  He really made an impression on the children.  They went home telling their families about positive energy and a new perspective on fear.  The school would love to have him back next year! 
    Dorothy Chan - PTA Treasurer
    I.S. 187 Christa McAulifee Intermediate School
    Brooklyn, NY

  • WE LOVED THE SHOW!!!!!! Brandon held the attention of all the ages (6-11)! The adults love the message, "be Brave, be kind". The kids loved the dancing examples. I am so grateful that I stumbled upon your website years ago. Before then our end of year programs were blah! But now, WOW! Everyone loves them.
    Leslie Rye - AR Coordinator
    Southland Academy
    Americus, GA

  • "Hi Brandon, I am a teacher at Polk Street School and saw your assembly today. I didn't have the opportunity to speak to you after, but I wanted to tell you how amazing you were. I think what you said was so important and done so in a way that could really and truly reach children. I've been to a few youth motivational assemblies before, and yours was truly outstanding. You and your words were both moving and inspiring! Keep doing what you're doing. You're awesome at it!"  Mr. White truly did an amazing job! 
    Milena Curra - Teacher
    Polk Street School
    Franklin Square, NY

  • The show was an absolute blast! I have heard only positive remarks from teachers and students. Thank you!
    Susan Wilson - PTA
    John B Dey ES
    Virginia Beach, VA

  • He was great! Interactive and engaging for the kids. He had a great message in his performance! Loved him!
    Cyrena DiCio - Reading Teacher/Performance Planner
    Cooke School
    Monticello, NY 

  • The students were engaged and the message was powerful!
    Barbara Sessoms - Principal
    Linkhorn Park ES
    Virginia Beach, VA

  • Brandon had every single student and staff member engaged from the moment they walked in the door. He shared an inspiring message that fit perfectly with the culture we are fostering at our school. We had so many compliments after the show from students and staff. We continue to use his messages across the school, especially the message "Be Brave. Be Nice."
    Megan Flohr - Principal
    Eagle ES
    Eagle, NE

  • Brandon White was entertaining while he delivered important life lessons to our students. He encouraged kids to not let fear keep them from trying new and challenging things. He talked to kids about not giving up and 'being the light' for other people. He also helped them realize mistakes are okay if you keep going and learn from them!! Great message for kids and adults!!
    Jill Corner - PBIS Coach and Teacher
    Fred Hill ES
    Brockport, NY

  • Nailed it! Simple, clear message that our youngest K students can relate to, but also met  our High School seniors!
    Mark Opsahl - Principal
    Goodhue ES
    Goodhue, MN

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