The Power of Positivity | Antwann Green | TEDxWalterPaytonCollegePrep

Antwann Green, a graduate of Growing Home (an urban farming and employment program in Chicago), talks about his experiences there, his work at DMK trucking company, and his plans to start his own trucking company. He talks about where he is today and how he successfully endured his own struggles. Antwann Green is a 2015 Growing Home graduate, who now works for DMK Express Trucking Company, and will be starting his own trucking company, TT&J Transport, in April of 2018. Mr. Green holds a CDL license, forklift certification, custodial maintenance certificate, and ServSafe certification in addition to being a Growing Home graduate. Mr. Green believes he can provide hope and inspiration to others that may be facing adversity in their life. Mr. Green says he does what he does because he wants to be a positive example for others, to show others that you can overcome, that you can succeed, you can be the best you can be, and all you have to do is face your fears. Mr. Green works to provide a life for himself, his wife, and his beautiful daughter, and to inspire anyone that is struggling with life’s challenges. Mr. Green is excited to be sharing his outlook on the power of positivity today. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at