Former special Ed student bags masters degree, becomes international motivational speaker

Meet Brad Butler II, a 33-year-old Union, New Jersey, resident who studied special education for more than ten years before obtaining his Master’s.

Along with being a three-time author, he also travels the world as a motivational speaker and educational consultant.

Growing up in the public school system, Brad frequently found himself in special education classes and endured bullying from his peers for his “learning disabilities.”

But that didn’t stop him from working toward his ambition of success.

He first graduated from college at Kean University where he earned his Bachelor’s degree, and now holds a Master’s degree in counseling from Pillar College.

He also launched his own company called Brad Butler II & Associates, LLC, which helps students connect their dreams with their education and educators connect with their students using research-based strategies components of SEL and life experiences.

Brad comments, “My purpose in life is to motivate, inspire, and empower young people all around the world to live their dreams and put forth their best effort and everything they do.”

He is a certified speaker under Dr. Eric Thomas (also known as the Hip Hop Preacher), and has spent over eight years traveling from school to school presenting for students, athletes, and educators across the nation.

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He provides in-person and virtual presentations that are basically professional development workshops.

He also coaches mentees on public speaking. His goal is to help people become the best version of themselves.

He encourages everyone to take full advantage of their opportunities living by his motto: “Make your next day your best day.”

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