TIME TO RISE Podcast, hosted by Dr. Luff explores his journey and the journey of others to rise through difficult situations in their lives. Dr. Luff is the oldest son of a housekeeper who grew up in poverty, was homeless in high school, and told by his guidance counselor that he was not college material. Instead of listening to the limiting beliefs of others, Dr. Luff went on to become the student commencement speaker at Northeastern University, graduated from the Harvard University Graduate School of Education, and received his Ph.D. in Leadership Studies from the University of San Diego.
In this episode, Dr. Luff interviews Daryl T. Thompson and Lori Hayes with Life Changers International. The purpose of this podcast is to reach out to athletic directors and coaches about Life Changers International, a first-in-class character development program that provides life coaching to elite students and professional athletes helping them reach their highest level of success both on and off the field.
In this episode, Dr. Luff interviews David Sledge, Jr., Southern California Regional Scouting Director for Dream Scouting Network. The purpose of the podcast is to learn more about the college recruiting process and steps parents can take to help their child become a college student-athlete.
In this episode, Dr. Luff has a Black Lives Matter conversation with Derrick Mensah, Founder of the Facebook Liberty and Justice Group. The purpose of the group is to create a productive dialogue around racial justice and equality.
In this episode, Dr. Luff welcomes Kate Schrader, Chief Strategist with EduKate Strategies to discuss culturally responsive teaching in school districts across the country. Both Dr. Luff and Kate have teamed up for a free one-hour webinar overview on The 8 Most Effective Culturally Responsive Teaching Practices for educators dealing with a health and racial pandemic. Being able to reach and teach our most vulnerable student populations matter the most during times of crisis.
In this episode, Dr. Luff talks about the purpose of the Time to Rise podcast and shares part one of his personal life story of growing up from humble beginnings. Never let your past punish your future!