Youth Mover, Brandon Lee White, delivers a high-energy, entertaining, and effective 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." This full-package motivational presentation will make your students laugh, think, and grow!

Choose from two versions for Assembly Speeches: Super Students for elementary grades or Own It! for middle/high school. Or ask about Brandon's School Activity: Step In Step Out!, and Leadership Training: the Own It Curriculum.
 

 

Latest Reviews

Amazing! Brandon was able to incorporate our Essential Skills into his presentation. Our students and staff were talking about his presentation for weeks.
Craig Bodensteiner - Vice Principal
State Road ES
Webster, NY

The performance had a fantastic message and included humor and audience participation to really engage every student! We will be having him back again in the future!
Nick Henderson - Teacher
Queensbury ES
Queensbury, NY 

Brandon was excellent. The kids loved him and couldn't stop talking about his presentation. He was very professional and prepared. A pleasure to have in the school.
Karen Winters - VP Cultural Arts
Metuchen HS
Metuchen, 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

This was a great assembly! The kids loved it. I would highly recommend Brandon coming to your school
Cindy Pogwizd - GearUp Coordinator
Pacific HS & Driftwood Schools
Port Orford, OR

Brandon and his programs are FABULOUS!  He is engaging, entertaining, and can work with many different audiences.  Brandon came to our 4H county lock-in prepared to present to teens, but adjusted on the fly to work with youth ages 5-18 and adults! Everyone was engaged, having fun, and learning.  It was an amazing experience to be a part of!
Margaret “Meg” Sage Mach
Jackson County 4-H Youth Specialist

The kids enjoyed the energy and participated in the assembly.  Brandon did a great job telling stories and weaving in life lessons.  Our kids stayed engaged for an hour, which says a lot!
Stacy Cho - Principal
Beaver Lake MS
Issaquah, WA

 

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

You helped me believe in myself…
Hailey - Elementary Student

Brandon had the students up and active. His message was short and easy for the students to understand. The students were on the edge of their seats for almost all of his presentation!
Jim Pelton - AP
South Jefferson Central School
Adams Center, NY 

Brandon did an outstanding job of connecting with the kids and delivering a powerful message in a fun, interactive way. The kids loved him!
Connie Potter - Chief of Staff
Forest Grove School District
Forest Grove, OR

Brandon’s presentation during our freshman orientation was a great way to start the year! It was full of fun stories that had meaningful lessons incorporated into them. Our kids were cheering and laughing and having a great time while being motivated and encouraged to have a positive high school career.
Nichole Dosland Freshman Counselor
Shawnee Mission South High School

Brandon was very motivating, had a great message, and involved the students - experiences they won't forget!!!
Cindy Rehberg - Teacher
West Side School
Elkhord, WI 

Good message, great personality, kept the students interested, it was a fun assembly.
Kyra Whitford - Teacher
Yoncalla ES
Yoncalla, OR 

Brandon has a natural gift of relating to students on any level.  He is passionate and dynamic in his delivery.  Brandon used a great mix of humor and sincerity to bring a very moving and effective message.  If your school or organization is looking for someone current and dynamic to inspire and motivate others, Brandon Lee White is the guy! 
Cheryl Walker MS Counselor
Houston Academy
Dothan, AL

 

Brandon's message was clear, concise and entertaining for our elementary students.  We look forward to having him again in the future!
Cindy Reynolds - Music Teacher/Assembly Coordinator
Basehor Elementary/Intermediate
Basehor, KS 

Brandon’s ‘Step In Step Out’ dance instruction and ‘Let It Move’ workshops were a sensational hit! Brandon led the whole group on a fun, positive, educational, and truly ‘moving’ leadership experience. He set the tone for the balance of the weekend. What Brandon brings is inclusive, engaging, and entertaining, while at the same time substantive, thought-provoking, and real.
Steve Henness Program Coordinator
University of Missouri Extension
4-H Center for Youth Development

The Youth Mover came to our school and did JUST that...moved our staff and students with his wonderful message and excellent performance! Students and staff truly enjoyed Mr. Brandon's message about having good character! Be Brave! Be Nice! The students and staff were engaged the whole time and had fun while learning! Mr. Brandon's personal testimony about courage, his dancing skills, enthusiasm, and high-energy kept the crowd wanting more! We would definitely have him back!
Katrina Hunt-Counselor
Thomas ES
Plano, TX

Brandon Lee White came to our middle school and did two breakout session with students as part of our wellness day.  He then addressed our entire student body for 60 minutes with a motivational message on courage and showing that anything is possible.  Our students were completely engaged and open to Brandon's message and delivery style.  Staff commented that he has been one of the best, if not the best, motivational speaker we have asked to address our middle school students.
Lisa Schreiner
Logan Middle School
La Crosse, WI

Brandon was great with our group.  Engaging, got them all involved..... they were loving it!  We can't ask for more with teens.  This was his second time for this program.  We had him 2 years ago.....and I'm sure we'll want to have him back in the future.
Sue Apsey - Camp Director
Teen Adventure Camp
Ingleside, IL

The kids had a great time. They were engaged and really enjoyed the character building lessons Brandon presented them with.
Kimberly Grant - Magnolia PTM Treasurer
Magnolia Intermediate 
Grass Valley, CA

It has been a long time since I was bombarded with” thank-you” and “that was great” before I even made it back to my room! I also received texts at home. Today one of my students said “thank you I really liked that show.” It was wonderful to have a positive male role model for our students. Your message was simple and to the point!  You brought so much energy! Everyone needed a pick me up and you did just that!
Heather Buck - Teacher
Lafayette Intermediate School
Waterloo, NY

Wow! What an amazing speaker we found in Brandon Lee White. Brandon spoke to the student council members as if he were one of them. He received a standing ovation! Brandon related to the students on levels I have rarely seen speakers connect with in the past 14 years as a student council advisor. He connected with kids throughout the day not just during his program. It was great to hear a young man give advice on making a difference and how everyone can do something. I have gotten several rave reviews from students and advisors alike as well as our administration for his presentation. If you get the chance to book Brandon at your school it will be well worth the experience he will share with your youth.
Dana Gros
South Lafourche High School Student Council Advisor
Louisiana

Brandon did a really good job. He tailored his presentation very nicely tying it in with our Super Hero theme week about the strong values of super heroes and the courage it takes to do the right thing. He kept their attention for the full 45 minutes. I would recommend him to anyone wanting a program about his theme.
David Berry - Director
South Mountain YMCA Day Camp
Maplewood, NJ

Thank you so much for organizing the speaker.  He was excellent, and the kids LOVED him!  Teachers said when they got back to class the students could not stop talking about it.  
Susan LaFauci - Vice Principal
Meteuchen HS
Metuchen, NJ

Brandon did a great catching the audiences attention and adjusting his message to the varying ages from pre-k to 8th grade.
Heather Thornton - Cultural Arts Director
St. James Catholic School
Arlington Heights, IL 

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 

He was funny, engaging, genuine and energetic.  Plus many of our students gave him strong reviews from their perspective.
Jon Scripter - Guidance Counselor
Genesee School
Genesee, ID

I really look up to you and I know the other students do too. You make me want to achieve my dreams and keep trying to be a professional surfer when I grow up! Thank you again for coming to my school!
Kaleigh Vinje-8th Grade
Indian Woods Middle
SMSD

The students had such a good time with Brandon!  Being a small school of only 51 students (including staff) , Brandon made sure everyone was involved. He's very professional & really "struck a chord" with the kids.  We enjoyed having him here.  I'll be looking at your other entertainers for our school for the 2014-15 school year. P S - Hope to see Brandon sometime on "Dancing with the Stars"  :>)
Becky Streck - Assistant to the Principal
St. John's Catholic School
Princeton, WI

Brandon Lee was Awesome! The children had a great time and are still talking about the performances weeks after.  We look forward to having many future shows through Academic Entertainment at Warwick Middle School!!
Karla Gonzalez
Warwick Valley Middle School
Warwick, NY

Brandon’s program is great! The Olathe Jr. High physical education staff participated in a fun ’sneak peek’ of his ballroom dance curriculum at a recent district in-service. “Step In Step Out” isn’t just about learning dance steps … it also focuses on manners, dance etiquette and important character building skills. Brandon is very professional and his enthusiasm and energy are contagious! What a great way to get kids moving and having fun! We give Brandon and the “Step In Step Out” program an ‘A+’!”
Brad Bingesser
PE Coordinator & PE Staff
Olathe District Schools

I just wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed having Brandon speak at our school. He was great.  I've been hearing such wonderful things from students and teachers!
Doreen Bagnarelli - Parent Group
Mary Mother of the Redeemer School
North Wales, PA 

Brandon's presentation was very well received and I have heard many positive comments from students and staff over the past week. 
Brad Malm - Principal
Troy JSHS
Troy, ID

The presenter was very engaging and did an awesome job.  We loved the performance and the message was well received!
Virginia Bower - Teacher
Newfane ES
Newfane, NY

This is our first time with Academic Entertainment and trying out one of their assemblies. From the first time I called to the end of the performance, everyone I spoke to was so helpful in walking me through the whole process and being patient with all of my questions. Brandon was amazing!!! His simple message, personal stories and dance background all worked so well together! It was perfect timing with our Red Ribbon Week at school. The students and teachers had a great time, heard an important lessons and had so many positive things to say! I can't thank all of you enough for a wonderful experience!
Yasmin Maestro - Teacher
Roosevelt ES
San Gabriel, CA

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