Engaged and Connected
Dream BLDRS introduces students to strategies that drive academic success and nurture student development.
MEET YOUR HOST:
Patrick Walker-Reese, MPA is an established and celebrated speaker and educator. Patrick Walker-Reese, or Mr. Reese, as his students commonly refer to him as has dedicated his work to serving his own community. He has motivated and encouraged youth and adults alike to dare to dream, and to strive for greatness everyday. His passion for life and the belief that dreams come true everyday is evident in every facet of his work.
Patrick Walker-Reese’s story is one of overcoming hardships. Growing up in East Nashville without a relationship with either of his biological parents. An incarcerated father and a mother who struggled with addiction could have set the stage for a life we too commonly associate with African American males in this country. However it was the catalyst for success and inspiration for those around him.