Indiana's, Dion Smith, Sr., From Thug to College Professor, Available for Speaking Engagements

Dion Smith Sr., Professor, Author, Mentor

Dion Smith Sr., Professor, Author, Mentor

Author's book and speaking tour will take him from Washington, D.C., to California, and many states in between

LOS ANGELES, CA, UNITED STATES, September 13, 2018 / — Dion Smith Sr., the phenom who went from thug and drug dealer, to earning his Masters degree in Psychology and becoming a college professor, mentor, motivational speaker and accomplished musician, is booking speaking engagements, seminars and keynotes, his publicist announced today.

The Gary, Indiana author has transcended a series of adversities and reached milestones that few have. After seeing his brother murdered when he was 15-years-old, he went from being a thug and drug dealer, to major in Orchestra, earn a Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology; a minor in Media and Fine Arts; and a Masters degree in Psychology.

"Anyone can overcome just about anything with the proper resources and examples," says Smith Sr. "I deliver the motivation needed to build moral, retention, work in cohesion, and be the change one wants to see."

The speaker says that his book, Life and Times of Dasism, aptly illustrates his life-turnaround and gives the reader an in-depth look at possibilities.

"With his trainings, seminars, and keynotes, Dion helps people transform and advance from the inside, out. He gives people the tools to believe and pursue what they're capable of," stated Fran Briggs, Publicist to Dion Smith Sr. "Youth, women, adults, schools, colleges, organizations and other groups benefit from his presentations."

A Partial List of Topics

* Bringing Out the Resiliency in Youth in Poverty
* Dream building, How to Manifest
* From Ideas to Creating Measurable and Obtainable Goals
* Meditation and Visualization: Breathing Methods, Visualization, Clearing Negative Energy and Goal-focusing
* Team Building

Organizations and individuals wishing to book the speaker can visit, or contact the speaker's publicist, Fran Briggs at, to discuss the design of a stimulating presentation which fits the needs of their group.


Dion A Smith Sr., is a native of Gary, Indiana. He attended Emerson School for Visual and Performing Arts and majored in orchestra. Dion earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology; and minored in Media and Fine Arts from Calumet College of St. Joseph. Dion also has a Masters degree in Psychology from Calumet College of St. Joseph. Dion is a professor, mentor, and physical trainer. An accomplish musician, Dion plays violin, viola, cello, double bass, and trumpet. His freshman book, Life and Times of Dasism Lord, is based on true events. It contains explicit language not suitable for children. It depicts violence, sexual content, drug use, drug sales, and murder. For bookings, media appearances, and sponsor opportunities, please contact Fran Briggs, Publicist to Dion Smith Smith.

Fran Briggs is an American, award-winning publicist. She oversees a full-service brand development, publicity firm which serves growth-oriented individuals and organizations. An energetic, innovative entrepreneur and founder of several successful companies, Fran has caught the attention of radio and television producers; as well as publishers and editors of national and international media outlets. As a publicist, her clients have appeared on NPR (radio), National Television including: FOX, ABC, NBC, CBS, Daystar Television, CNN and Oprah.

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Source: EIN Presswire