About Kenneth J.

"Kenneth J. Smith, known as "Coach Jo-Jo" in the Akron, Ohio community, is a youth life coach that has been promoting healthy mental and physical health for the past 18 years. Using education and athletic experiences, he is inspired to spread the message of infinite possibilities.

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I-AM

Exodus 3:14-15

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I-AM…… The Most Powerful Words In The Universe. Be Wise In What You Put After Them!

The Lack of Black Children's Books Remains An Issue

 

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.”
Helen Keller

Rochelle Brown-Hall

Rochelle Brown-Hall

Principal / Akron Public Schools

When Kenny was 24 years old and a part time Bully Specialist I let him run school wide assemblies. He was able to engage 600 kids and (at 24) he was still a baby in my eyes. I knew he had something special.

Dr. Erica Glover

Dr. Erica Glover

Founder / Team OKBNU

Kenny or Jo-Jo as I call him has been an educational partner of mine for the past 10 years. We have done great work in the Akron, OH community using athletics and academics. He is a disrupter that is a champion for equity in all endeavors.