Speaker/Disability Rights Advocate
Garrett Brumfield is a motivational speaker and disability rights advocate based in his hometown of Roanoke, VA. Having been born with Cerebral Palsy, Garrett has been facing and overcoming obstacles since day one, including several surgeries and countless hours of physical, occupational and speech therapy. After graduating from Radford University in 2012 with a degree in Media Studies, he began working in local radio and television, but has since moved on to pursue his true calling as a speaker through his motivational movement, Overcome Yours, which he founded in 2014. Through this movement he strives to empower individuals to overcome whatever obstacles they may be facing, by sharing his story and the story’s of others who’ve overcame seemingly insurmountable obstacles. Aside from speaking to numerous audiences, Garrett has been appointed to many local and state boards, including the Addy Grace Foundation, the Blue Ridge Independent Living Council and the State Rehabilitation Council. He has also been named a “Big” in the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Virginia program, a 2017 Walking College Fellow through America Walks and a 2018 partner in the nationally recognized disability advocacy program, Partners in Policymaking.
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