Clint Smith is a teacher, poet, and doctoral candidate in Education at Harvard University. In 2013, Mr. Smith was named the Christine D. Sarbanes Teacher of the Year by the Maryland Humanities Council and is featured in the book, “American Teacher: Heroes in the Classroom” (Welcome Books, 2013). As a poet, he is a National Poetry Slam champion, an Individual World Poetry Slam finalist, and has served as a cultural ambassador for the U.S. Department of State conducting international workshops on cross-cultural understanding and youth empowerment.