Dwight Taylor Sr

Learning Support Coord
Hiram Johnson High School

Dwight Taylor Sr. is best known as “The Encouragement Expert” because of his genuine heart to help, serve and encourage others to live their life to the fullest. He is an author, TED-talker and award-winning professional communicator. He has been seen and heard on SHOWTIME, FOX, CBS, BET, ESPN and JUCEtv. THE SACRAMENTO KINGS NAMED DWIGHT THEIR 2016/2017 “JR. NBA COACH OF THE YEAR”.

As a Student Success Coach for students throughout the country and beyond, he has the amazing opportunity to coach student-leaders each and every day. For his dedication to improving the lives of others and being a force for GOOD, Walmart honored him with their “Community Playmaker” award. Currently he oversees the students at Hiram Johnson High School. Encouraging greatness with empowering statements is what Dwight does on a daily basis.

Dwight is giving a Future20 talk at SXSWedu 2019 titled "The Power of 5 minute 1-on-1 Student Meetings"

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