David Bush


Executive Director
Making a Direct Difference

A renowned literary arts organization for inspiring poets. As a writer, his works span over two decades. He has managed to create his own definite voice says famed poet Nikki Giovanni. David's passion as a public speaker and youth advocate has lead him to receiving countless awards and honors including the most recent 2014 Rickey Smiley award. David leads by example and is not only looking to create great students, but also create leaders and great men and women of the future. He credits his success to his faith and tightknit upbringing. He began his professional career as a performing artist in 2000, inspiring and mentoring countless artists. David is an ordained minister, hip-hop historian noted lecturer and devoted youth advocate, mentoring over 700 young adults within the last two decades. He is the CEO and Founder of Creative Solutions Consulting which designs program modules and workshops that have been presented at major universities, companies and businesses across the region.