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"Best Speaker in 11 years"

"He was one of the best speakers we ever had in 11 years... He was so good that several of our students asked to stay here today to see him a second time, because they enjoyed him so much."

- Danny Knot, Principal | East Montgomery HS (VA)

"I Highly Recommend for STEM"

"He did beyond our wildest imaginations, and encouraged them to live beyond their dreams and pursue careers in STEM. They were engaged and laughing. I highly recommend Kantis."

-Jessie Vernon, Coordinator | (Inst for Virginia Adv. Learning & Research)

"Inspired Them About STEM"

"He's getting students energized, motivated and inspired about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. And that's most important to me and my University. "

-Dr. Shumaker, Associate Professor | Univ. of West Alabama (AL)

"He Engages Both Students and Educators"

"Kantis was amazing. He has such a way of engaging with students and with educators. He gave us messages that we can take home and messages that we can remember. Thank you Kantis"

-Dr. Jennifer Benne, Dept. Head | Lincoln University (MO)

"Right On Target Message"

"Kantis did a fabulous job, and the students really heard his message. He delivers a unique and right on target message to students. He had a really positive message, and I encourage you to bring Kantis to your school and let his message resonate with your students, the way ours."

-Wes Paul, Principal | Eastern (MA)

"If you are tinkering with STEAM"

My School District was fortunate to have Kantis talking to us about ways in which we can empower our students and our community to really be proactive members of a S.T.E.A.M community.

â€ĶI would highly recommend that you bring Kantis to your school.

 -Marc Patterson (Superintendent) East Whittier, CA


"He hit it out of the ballpark. "

We wanted somebody to start off the STEM conference with inspiring the teachers, let them know how worthwhile they are and what they're capable of doing for their students. He did an amazing job.

- Kim Connolly | Virginia Military Institute (VA)

"Top School Assembly Motivational Speaker"

"I highly encourage you to bring Kantis in; it was a great motivational opportunity for our kids, allowing them to reflect on their current situation and set meaningful goals for success"

- Jeff Bearwald, Principal | Lakeside Middle School (WA)

" Kantis Simmons that left them absolutely inspired"

"The keynote not only met but exceeded expectations, contributing to a wonderful and impactful conference experience for our educators."

- Amy Dhert, VP of STEM Conference | South Carolina Science Council

"STEM Conference Speaker's impact is far-reaching, and impactful!"

"Your presentation was truly inspiring, even after 48 years of teaching, I found myself learning new things and reconsidering my approach"

- Matt Donovan, Science Professor | University of South Carolina

"Principals and Educators Recommend Youth Speaker - Kantis Simmons"

"Kantis Simmons left our STEM community scholars fired up and excited with a fantastic presentation that captured everyone's attention."

- Karen Petersen, STEM Coordinator | Daytona State College (Daytona FL)

" South Texas Technologies Educators Praise Kantis Simmons"

"Kantis Rawness delivered an awesome speech that not only applies to schools but also to life. I'm excited to use these points to motivate and encourage others, applying them to my work at the church and beyond."

- Rita | South Texas Technologies, Weslaco (TX)

"IBEForuM wants Kantis Simmons at Every STEM Event they Host"

"Kantis consistently brings a contagious energy that resonates with our audience, inspiring both teachers and students alike. The impact he has is undeniable, as evidenced by the overwhelming demand from attendees who express a strong desire to have Kantis present at every school, university, and college events."

- Arif | IBEForuM (Middle East)

" Upward Bound Appreciates Kantis Simmons"

"Kantis' presentation went beyond the typical motivational speech, he created an environment where our students felt seen, understood, and inspired. We believe that Kantis' message has not only inspired our students but has also contributed to fostering a culture of resilience, ambition, and academic excellence within our Upward Bound program."

- Katie Hill | Upward Bound, East Central University (Ada, OK)

"Catlettsburg Elementary says spending a Whole Day with Kantis was Transformative"

"Kantis not only spoke life into our students, he empowered them to overcome any challenge and reach for the stars. He also deeply connected with our teachers. Kantis' ability to address both their joys and struggles sparked a renewed sense of purpose and passion. As an administrative team, we're truly grateful for his impact and eagerly anticipate the opportunity to welcome him back."

- Jessica Chambers | Catlettsburg Elementary School (Sevierville TN)

"Kantis Reignited our Passion for STEM education here at The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science"

"Kantis didn't just deliver a speech; he reignited our passion for STEM education while emphasizing the importance of self-care for educators. He left us not only inspired but equipped with a newfound energy to nurture the next generation of professionals. Kantis' message resonated deeply, reminding us of our vital role in shaping the future."

- Melanie | The American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science (Las Vegas NV)

"Hosting Kantis at The Center of Colorado was an absolute delight"

" My students were inspired, they loved learning about how they can reach personal goals and use their challenges as fuel to get where they want to be."

- Katrina Ruggles | Centre of Colorada (Colorado)

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