Lorenzo P. Lewis: How do we create healthy spaces in terms of mental health for men & boys of color?
Lorenzo P. Lewis has been a keynote speaker at numerous venues across the country—from organizations to universities to government agencies—exploring themes such as toxic masculinity, therapy taboos, and more. He has also presented at TEDxFayetteville and TEDxPointParkUniversity. His work has been featured in countless media outlets including Oprah Magazine, BET, CNN’s Great Big Story, NPR’s Weekend Edition, Revolt on PBS, Black Enterprise, Men’s Health, Huffington Post, as well as brands such as Kenneth Cole and the Minnesota Vikings. He has also made appearances on Love & Respect with Killer Mike, Jay Z’s Roc Nation, Nick Cannon Mornings, The Today Show, The Kelly Clarkson Show, Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions, and more.
In episode 421 of the Fraternity Foodie Podcast, we find out how Lorenzo almost re-entered the system of mass incarceration at age 17, why he chose HBCU’s and Arkansas Baptist College for his undergraduate experience, why he decided to join Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated, what is the Confess Project and what have been the results thus far, what are some of the Mental Health Advocate and Trainer certifications that he offers, what is his advice to the college students listening now that also want to be thought leaders in their niche, how do we create healthy spaces in terms of mental health for men and boys of color, and what it felt like to get awards from NAMI and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.