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MrJeffDess // Student Affairs Swagger, Infusing Pop Culture into Leadership Development and #DoTheWork


This episode features MrJeffDess who is a writer, professor, public speaker, emcee and co-founder of Trill or Not Trill. The conversation is eclectic as the other talents Jeff has including rapping and a lapel pin collector. The podcast shares ideas for how to incorporate pop culture into leadership education – such as his popular blog post about Beyoncé’s album Lemonade and the Social Change Model. Jeff also challenges listeners to bring a realness and swagger into their work, and even on Snapchat. Finally, we chat about the election and what it means to #DoTheWork from here.

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SNL: Dave Chappelle

Chappelle Show
Trill or Not Trill
Lemonade and the Social Change Model
Beyonce’s visual album Lemonade

The Social Change Model
Generational Mentor
A Tribe Called Quest
Movie “I am not your negro” by James Baldwin

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Lenny Williams

DJ Khaled Snapchat
Trill Motivation Book
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SNL Election Night sketch with Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock

More about Jeff Dess

MrJeffDess is a writer, professor, public speaker and emcee of Haitian descent. Born and raised in New York City he received his B.A and M.A in English Literature from St. John’s University. MrJeffDess is the author of five books of poetry. His new book, Trill Motivation (2016) presents the freshest and coolest look at leadership and motivation, that’s ever been seen.
jeff-pic-blueHe has performed, spoken and presented across the nation and internationally at various institutions and universities. As the Co-Founder and Editor in Chief of Trill or Not Trill, he cultivates an atmosphere where student development and leadership meets pop culture.
With over ten years of performing and student affairs experience under his belt MrJeffDess continues to strive towards helping students reach their highest potential.  And don’t forget he will always keep it funky.
Find Jeff at
https://www.mrjeffdessworks.com/
Twitter: @MrsJeffDess
Instagram: @MrJeffDess
Snapchat: MrJeffDess

About Josie and The Podcast

In each episode, Dr. Josie Ahlquist – digital leadership author, researcher and speaker – connects tech and leadership in education. This podcast will bring you leaders on-campus and online. From Senior Vice Presidents on Snapchat, YouTubers receiving billions of views and new media professionals. All through the lens of social media and leadership.  Josie hopes you will not only learn from these digital leaders but also laugh as we all explore how to be our best selves online and off.

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