Follow The Steps


Some suggested questions to ask after you watch the video:

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Question #1

Jawann talks about his struggles, including being homeless and having to suppress his passion for drumming. How do you think Jawann's love for music helped him overcome these challenges? Can you share a time when you had to find strength in a hobby or passion during a difficult period?

Question #2

Jawann emphasizes the importance of choices, especially when facing tough times. Discuss the significance of choosing to keep going versus turning back in tough situations. What does this tell you about resilience and determination?

Question #3

Jawann mentions that music kept him off the streets and away from drugs. Why do you think having a 'natural high' like music is important for young people? How can a natural high be a protective factor against negative influences like drugs?

Jawann Blanchey – Pro Drummer

Jawann Blanchey | 5 min 36 sec

Jawann Blanchey, a passionate drummer since age two, knew that drumming was his true calling. While experiencing homelessness, it was his dream and belief in himself that kept him focused. This powerful story serves as an inspiring testament to the power of music, resilience, and the importance of not giving up, no matter the circumstances.