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Rashad Norris

Rashad currently devotes his time as the Director of Community Engagement at Highline College, where he travels to elementary schools, middle schools, high schools, community centers, libraries, and youth educational conferences to speak with youth and young adults about the importance of education and the two-year community college option in furthering ones future . Rashad is the founder of the Highline College Black and Brown Male Summit that serves over 600 young men of color annually and the Highline College Y.E.L.L. (Young Educated Ladies Leading) Female Summit that serves over 450 women annually. As the founder of Relevant Engagement LLC, he also has done educational workshops and given motivational presentation that uplift young people in the community through black historical content. Rashad has extensive experience in working with young adults and young men of color, which has enabled him to build strong relationships with parents, guardians, and local community leaders. Rashad extends himself by mentoring young men in the local high schools and middle schools. Rashad seeks to provide essential life preparation tools and resources to our youth and young adults through his keynote presentations, seminars, workshops, and conferences.