Then: A 17-year-old Yukon High School student who was abused, neglected and abandoned as a child. Josh’s low self-esteem and life were transformed through marketing education and its student organization, DECA, as he
- Served as DECA state president.
- Learned to use his gift of humor to encourage people.
- Began a career emceeing pep rallies and leading workshops.
Now: Josh is a nationally known motivational speaker, reaching millions of youth around the world through live performances and an interactive Web site: Hey Josh.com. His message helps young people get over “stuff” to realize they have a purpose in life. Josh was recognized by Inc. magazine for its annual “30 Under 30” list of America’s coolest young entrepreneurs.