SaulPaul is a 2020 Grammy Nominee. Poet. Singer Songwriter. Artist, Activist, Entrepreneur. Award Winning Musician. 2 #1 Songs on Sirius XM. 1 Top 5 & 1 Top 15 album on iTunes. National Tours. International Tour. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts. America’s Got Talent. SaulPaul’s list of musical accomplishments goes on and on, but he’s more than a musician. He’s a Musician with a Message. SaulPaul is a success coach, author, and motivational speaker. His inspiring backstory of transitioning from prison incarceration to graduating from the prestigious University of Texas at Austin has been told on screen via the documentary Tower to Tower, his memoir Be The Change and his TEDx Talks. SaulPaul was named 2017 Austinite of the Year and in 2018 he was awarded the Texas Civil Rights Project Rising Star Award. In 2019, his company SaulPaul Productions was highlighted by the Austin Young Chamber as a Top 5 Best Community Minded Company. He has always been passionate about servant leadership.
Recognizing an inherent responsibility to give back, SaulPaul founded the Be The Change (BTC) Network. Local to Global, the BTC Network is everywhere. It all started when SaulPaul, A Musician with a Message, began traveling the world entertaining, inspiring and empowering others. From then till now, thousands of #ChangeMakers from the BTC Network have impacted millions of people, around the world, through acts of kindness, volunteerism and philanthropy. As individuals, organizations and corporations take action and choose to #BeTheChange, the BTC Network is here to broadcast that and amplify the good.
AWARDS & ACCOMPLISHMENTS
2020 Grammy Nominee // 2019 Austin Young Chamber Top 5 Best Community Minded Company // 2018 Texas Civil Rights Project Rising Star Award // 2017 Austin Under 40 Austinite of the Year // 2016 Austin Music Awards Winner // 2015 Seedling Foundation Fab 5 Award Winner // 2014 Austin Voices Community Award Winner // 2013 City of Austin Proclaimed June 12th SaulPaul Day // 2012 University of Texas at Austin Young Alumnus of the Year
SaulPaul became a philanthropist in 2017. In addition to personal giving, he has helped raise millions of dollars for numerous amazing organizations doing amazing work. SaulPaul’s says a personal philanthropy highlight is when he helped raise $1.7 Million dollars when he participated as one of the celebrity dancers in Dancing with the Stars Austin. He likes to highlight that he had ZERO dancing experience prior to Dancing with the Stars.
SaulPaul wrote the book on how to #BeTheChange. No…like literally. His memoir is titled "Be The Change: A Story of Transformation." SaulPaul chose to transition from tragedy to triumph. The he chose to #BeTheChange. Through concerts, keynotes and coaching, SaulPaul has impacted more than 1 million lives. Now through his autobiography, his tells his story through his words.
People often think Be The Change started with the song. Actually it started with a keynote. SaulPaul was invited to present at keynote at General Electric. He created Be The Change because he knew he wanted to have something inclusive that every one could see themselves in. After he created the keynote then he wrote the song to seal the deal. Obviously, the song took off. But the movement did as well. Next up...the Be The Change Album. 🤩
SaulPaul transitioned from tragedy to triumph. He had to overcome a deceased mother, foster care, extreme poverty as well as juvenile and adult incarceration. But he succeeded. Now as a keynote speaker and success coach, SaulPaul entertains, inspired and empowers other to live their best life, dream in 3D and be the change. He has provided keynotes for clients like Dell, General Electric and the NFL and has entertained and inspired large audiences across the world. SaulPaul is a two-time TEDx speaker, author, podcast host and world renowned Musician with a Message. While known most for inspirational keynotes (both live and web speeches), SaulPaul also leads Leadership Development Workshops. As a success coach, SaulPaul's passion is training young and aspiring entrepreneurs to build 6 figure businesses based on their purpose and passion.
Every year, SaulPaul Productions produces music festivals and live concert events across the country in partnership with Community Organizations, Government Agencies, Parks and Rec departments as well as Schools and School Districts SaulPaul Productions provides a turnkey solution to hosting ALL AGES family friendly festivals that entertain, inspire and empower via music, art, culture and education. Not only do we practically #BeTheChange, we take the show on the road and equip others to #BeTheChange…all while having fun.