David Spellmon Jr graduated with his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Virginia Union University in Richmond, VA in 2010. He has spent his professional career uplifting the youth through Social Emotional Learning and Culturally Responsive Teaching in the Mental Health, K-12, and Higher Education sectors.
David specializes in Hip Hop Pedagogy and building Social Capital. He is the author of the book Just Like Music: Social Emotional Learning Inspired by Hip Hop and the corresponding student workbook.
David has spoken at various education conferences, facilitated his program for numerous organizations, and conducted workshops for educators and stakeholders. David’s ability to connect the dots brings an innovative approach to improving academic and behavioral outcomes for students and improving school climate.