Mario serves as Chief Program Officer for Profound Gentlemen. He received his M.S.Ed from Johns Hopkins University School of Education in 2015 and a B.A from University of Cincinnati in 2012. Mario began his journey as an 7th-grade teacher in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools through Teach For America. During his time in the classroom, Mario created the BrotherHood, a program to address the needs of young black males in his classroom. Mario is a 2015 recipient of the Echoing Green fellowship. He has been recognized by Forbes 30 Under 30 as one of the world’s brightest social innovators who seek to bring about change and equal opportunity for boys and male educators of color.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Mario Jovan Shaw and other top speakers and celebrities.