Randell Adjei is a Black Canadian Entrepreneur, Author, Inspirational Speaker, Arts Educator and Community Leader who uses the spoken word to empower and transform through Edutainment. He is the founder of one of Toronto's largest and longest-running youth-led initiatives; R.I.S.E Edutainment (Reaching Intelligent Souls Everywhere). The beat of his art was found after years of being lost. He found himself turning his struggles around to inspire others. His story is one of an Alchemist who truly transformed his life from rock to gold inspiring everyone he comes into contact with to strive to unearth the pure potential within them. Awards:
2021 - appointed as Ontario’s first Poet Laureate.
2020 - opened for President Barack Obama at the Economic Club of Canada.
2018 - R.I.S.E received the Toronto Arts Foundation, Mayor’s Youth Arts Award.