Joe Fingerhut speaks from the heart about issues that are real to young people today. He has faced adversity, suffered loss, and pursued his passions despite long odds. Joe connects with audiences using humor, magic, and relevant stories of his own adventures, and he has a knack for connecting each young person’s heart with a powerful message of hope.
After an eventful upbringing in St. Louis, Missouri, Joe began exploring in college and beyond. In the eight years after graduating, Joe went to 30 countries on six continents and found a way to make a living by entertaining. His skills in magic, storytelling and performance have paved the way for a successful career as a speaker, teacher, and a music DJ. In fact, Joe was named the 2011 National DJ of the Year by Complete Music.
Joe focuses on conquering the “destiny of normalcy,” which afflicts too many young people today. He communicates a positive message of turning “I can’t” into “How can I?” while sharing stories from his life, his travels, and showcasing his amazing skills in juggling, magic, and performing arts.
He is passionate about inspiring young people to dream bigger dreams, eliminate limits, and lead themselves, all the while teaching them the power of right choices, attitude, and character. He leaves them with tools to transform their lives and the world around them. He has spoken at schools, youth groups, camps, and conferences across America and in multiple countries.