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Roderick “Odd?Rod” Borisade has been telling his life story of perseverance & motivating people since he’s been performing. He speaks on dealing with a drug-addicted mother, suicide, losing loved ones, race relations, and still making to & through college. Since 2011, he’s toured over 400 colleges and earned many awards including 2014, 2016, and now 2018 APCA Spoken word Artist Of the Year! He received a standing ovation for his performance at a TEDxJacksonville conference which led him to becoming a speaker at TEDxTuscaloosa’s 2017 conference. Using his photos to show the story he tells, Rod brings the audience into an engaging and inspiring movie-like setting. The sincerity and fearlessness in his pieces proves that his message is much bigger than his wordplay.