Every Kid is One Caring Adult Away From Being a Success Story

Award-Winning Keynote Speaker for Educators & Staff

A Message Delivered with heart & humor

Josh Shipp is an award-winning speaker for parents, teachers, and caring adults. Featured by Good Morning America, 20/20, and Oprah. He combines heartfelt inspiration, laugh-out-loud humor, and practical strategies that drive change.

Josh had a traumatic childhood. He was abandoned at birth, thrown into many different foster homes. Abused, Addicted, and Suicidal… Josh KNOWS what it means to be an at-risk kid.

Thanks to caring adults Josh was able to triumph over the hardship, and had dedicated his life to helping adults understand kids and kids understand themselves.

Educators & K-12 Staff

The Power of One Caring Adult

Josh Shipp was a foster kid, class clown, a trouble maker. He was written off, kicked out, and every adult’s worst nightmare. Until one caring adult changed everything.

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Child Welfare Fundraisers

Be The One

Statistically, Josh Shipp should be dead, in jail, or homeless. His heartwarming story is living proof of the impact of one caring adult.

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Student Events

Embrace Your Awesomeness

Josh’s entertaining speaking style immediately grabs the attention of even the most distracted or difficult students. It’s not a lecture. It’s a practical message delivered with heart and humor.

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“Every kid is ONE caring adult away from being a success story.”
Josh Shipp

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