"Your shortcomings make you unique, your vulnerability makes you impactful."
- Marcus Smith II
After battling anxiety and depression for decades, Marcus Smith II wanted out. The thoughts and fears had become overwhelming. He had bottled up far too much for far too long. Eventually, one day, he considered suicide.
That’s when he knew something had to change.
Overcoming feelings of shame and stigma, Marcus began working on his mental health and realized that vulnerability is not a weakness; it is a strength. Now he wants to help others realize the same.
Drawing on his inspirational journey of struggle and triumph, Marcus can speak at length about any number of topics, including mental health, football and sportsmanship, entrepreneurship and investing, spirituality and faith, and parenting.
A gifted and skilled speaker, he delivers an authentic message sure to resonate with any audience.