United States Navy (veteran)
Award-winning Inspirational Speaker | Account Executive at Gartner
Retired Professional Athlete | Author
"Robert is a consummate professional with a fierce passion for motivating and inspiring youth. On stage for over 800 high school students, Robert delivered his powerful message on self-belief and his personal story that should be shared with all.
United States Army
Robert Washington is passionate about developing a growth mindset, which he learned early in life. Coming from humble beginnings in East St. Louis, IL, Robert faced a childhood that included physical abuse, a stepfather who was a convicted felon and local gang leader and drug dealer, and chronic poverty.