11/11/14 O&A Inspirational Tuesday: Castell J.R. Barnes

Inspirational-Tuesday

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New York-native, Castell J.R. Barnes made his mark as an intellectual powerhouse using his personal and professional philosophy Prosper, The Elite Way. Barnes grew up during the 1990′s witnessing inner-city violence, cultural indifference, single parenting, economic struggle, and the lack of appreciation for education. Instead of falling victim to these circumstances and becoming a product of his environment, Barnes was inspired and defined by these conditions to become the promising speaker and inspiring author he is today.

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Living by his life’s principles, Castell has entered into East New York, Brooklyn, L.I.C., Queens, Harlem, and the South Bronx with appearances in Youth Literacy Programs, CUNY, Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club and a large array of other smaller non-profits which have helped shape and mold Barnes’ movement to heighten social change. Barnes has currently launch his debut Motivational Speaking album, COMPOSITION.

Barnes went against the grain and became a positive outlet against the negativity that plagues the minds of many that have been or are currently on the path he has been on.

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