Robert V. Joseph was born in Oakland, California and raised in several parts of the San Francisco Bay Area. In addition to the Bay Area, he has spent time as a resident of Los Angeles and New York City. He graduated from Stanford University with a B.A. in African and African American Studies with a minor in English. His journey includes more than twenty years of experience as a professional actor in the theatre industry, the television industry, and the motion picture industry. Click here to learn more. He won praise in reviews of the Los Angeles Times and other publications for his work. His journey also includes experience as a teacher. He served as the Resident Teacher at Thomas Edison Charter Academy in San Francisco. In connection with this work, he returned to school and graduated with a M.A. in Education from the University of California at Berkeley. Since Words From The Spirit was published, he has spoken to audiences across the United States. His work as a speaker has focused on personal development, spiritual connection, and the power to manifest aspirations and dreams into reality to create success.