This week we’re joined by Marlan Simpson Jr. Marlan is an educator and entrepreneur, life coach, artist, designer, producer, and former HS principal. He's also a former student of Mr. Tommie Lindsey, who we interviewed in episode 7. Marlan carries on Mr. Lindsey's Legacy from room 408 at James Logan HS to his classroom at Brenkwitz Continuation HS. Marlan discusses the importance of connecting with students, especially in pandemic times, vulnerability in the classroom, audacious hope, the purpose behind starting his own fashion business, and much more. From Room 408
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➕ Marlan’s Clothing Line The MSJX
2:26 Excerpt from Episode 7 with Mr. Lindsey
23:19 Y Society - This Advice
46:05 Y Society - Instrumental from end of “This Advice”