Teen Expert, TV Personality & Author
Josh has established an international reputation as a teen behavior expert who can get through to any teen.
He’s spoken at universities such as Harvard, Stanford, MIT & UCLA.
He is a recognized on-air expert for such media outlets as MTV, CNN & FOX.
He’s addressed groups of parents, educators & mental health professionals on “how to get through to teens.”
Plus he has spoken to more than 2 millon teens live.
Josh offers up a healthy dose of advice that he calls in your face, but on your side.
He counsels teens on everything they care about, coming across like a stand-up comedian crossed with Dr. Phil. This “in your face, but on your side”, style challenges teens to find their own identity and purpose.
"Two standing ovations and an encore from our audience. Unheard of… until Josh Shipp."Catherine McKenna Georgetown University
Josh was born an orphan and bounced around in many different foster homes, until he discovered how to turn a mess into a message. Learning how life’s battles could be won, he strives to pass this knowledge on. His relentless optimism and story of triumph encourage people to think of themselves, and their mistakes as an opportunity to redefine their future.
Josh lives in sunny California, is a spokesperson for National Foster Care Month, and a marathon runner.