Blake is a huge fan of the Teenaged Mutant Ninja Turtles, is heavily lactose intolerant and his favourite movie is admittedly The Notebook. He lives to create thought-provoking programming for students, parents and education professionals.
Blake has been a Tedx conference host, a featured Tedx speaker and has shared the stage with CBC’s Rick Mercer. He is the author of “Campus Gets Wasted” and Co-Author of “The Art and Science of Success.” Blake spent nearly a decade living, learning and leading in university residences as a Residence Advisor, Don and Manager. He lived with over 6000 roommates in his university days.
Blake is in tune with students and anyone who cares about student success. He uses music and message to address the needs of students at all levels. He provides ignition for students to do their best in every transition. He shares the power of positive peer pressure to combat that otherwise negative social force (peer pressure). He reminds everyone that building popularity is not as important as building community. By writing and speaking about opportunities and experiences that often get wasted during a student life, audience members leave his show with action steps to fully immerse in their schools and communities.