Grad 2016

For one of my classes, I was assigned to write a graduation speech. After putting a lot of time and thought into it, I didn’t want it to be wasted. So I thought I would record it and post it here. Class of 2016, this video is dedicated to you.

The Law of the Jungle: Little Bear Learns from Big Bear

All of us, if we admit it or not, seek a mentor. Someone to show us the ropes in life. Whether that be how to throw a baseball, how to fish, or how to make a pizza. Someone to show us and give us advice in how to live. How to be a man or a woman. This is why we’re attracted to certain people who are older than us, who we look up to. Life, is so easy to get lost in, and we want/need help living it. Even us who like to do things on their own, like me, still have thoughs whom we look up to, and even ask for help when we need it.

We all thirst for a mentor, which is why we should establish relationships with them. Make if official, ask the one(s) whom we admire if he or she will mentor us. For the mentor shouldn’t press himself upon an individual, for the student, the mentee will only learn if he or she chooses to learn. Continue reading