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Featured Teen Motivator: Robert Snipes

Updated: Sep 22, 2022

Robert Snipes is this month's TEEN MOTIVATOR. In September, Robert Snipes was tapped to give one of the keynote speeches to honor the late Chestene M. Carter at the Chestene Carter Renaming Ceremony in Georgia. Ms. Carter had a rich history in Georgia and her family supported the United Methodist Church. A youth center was renamed in her honor -- to the "Chestene M. Carter Center For Excellence".

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, Alpharetta Mayor Jim Gilvin, North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church's superintendent of the central north district, Rev. Dr. Michael T. McQueen, other dignitaries along with family of friends of Ms. Carter and church members were all in attendance.

The video of his speech is below:

Robert's Speech at ~30:20 on YouTube

Robert Snipes is an exemplary 10th grade student, who holds a 98 overall GPA and is currently taking three AP courses. He is a member of the high school basketball team. An artist at heart, he has been drawing since he was 4 years old. He recently started his own personal clothing line, which carries his original artwork and delivers uplifting messages in hopes of inspiring his generation and gently spreading motivation. He was recently inducted into the Nu Mu Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Dekalb Alphas Mentoring Initiative program. Robert is a loyal member of his church, where he volunteers and stands out as a leader in (CMY) Childrens, Middle School and Youth sector. And now, he has added public speaker to his resume.


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