About Sekou

A schoolteacher turned actor, musician, two-time national poetry slam champion, entrepreneur, and award-winning poetic voice, any given day may now find Sekou keynoting at a leadership conference, helping a Fortune 500 company with brand messaging, or even performing pieces for Barack Obama in Oprah’s backyard. Sekou is the creator of Poetic Voice, a new, cutting-edge speaking category that seamlessly fuses inspirational speaking with spoken word poetry to make messages more moving and memorable.

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When they tell you talk is cheap, Tell them silence is unaffordable


What People are Saying

Sekou is a true master at his craft; his ability to transform ideas and insights into powerful and compelling stories is truly an amazing gift.  That gift combined with his professionalism makes him a rare talent.

TREVOR EDWARDS, VP GLOBAL BRAND Nike



Sekou is my secret weapon when I want my events to have that extra spark of distinction...my staff knows my mantra – ‘If I could have anyone perform at this event, I WANT MY POETIC VOICE!’

QUINCY JONES Legendary Music Producer



The energy and passion he brings to the stage, resulted in the highest-scored opening our program has ever had… The decision we made to include him in the program is one of the best decisions we've ever made!

Keith Pearce, SVP Marketing Genesys



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