Josiah Cantrall:

What do Poor People Dream About?

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TEDxTucson 2017

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Josiah Cantrall offers up an inspiring narrative of one youths quest to escape generational hopelessness and dream beyond the confines of mere existence and death.

The second oldest of 14 children, Josiah grew up in a forgotten town where the next closest community had a sign out front reading, “Cheeseville, Population: 20.”

Josiah Cantrall is a generational and cultural expert who helps clients address generational changes, navigate innovation in the corporate setting, and solve the opportunity gap that limits talent acquisition from diverse communities.

A serial entrepreneur, Josiah is COO and co-founder of Stevia Kitchen, a company dedicated to 100% natural sugar-free food. Their first product line debuted on Amazon as the sites “#1 New Product Release.”

He published his first national column at 18 and by the age of 20 Josiah had made over 30 cable tv and radio appearances. Soon after his 21st birthday he was hired to advise a leading presidential candidate and then a public relations firm whose clients included the likes of Kid Rock, Dolly Parton, and Meatloaf.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.