Chief Visionary Officer

“Be Different, Be Great, and Never Stop.” is the motto that Brandon Frame not only lives by but also embodies. Hailing from Hartford, Connecticut, Brandon has always envisioned achieving his goals. As a graduate of Morehouse College, Brandon unites his passions for business and education as he creates avenues for youth to develop into positive and upstanding men and women. His organization, TheBlackManCan (, has become a highly revered resource for the Black community and society as a whole. TheBlackManCan is read in all 50 states and over 15 different countries. TheBlackManCan Institute has traveled to 11 different states and 20 cities such Washington D.C. Atlanta, GA, New York City, St, Louis, MO and more to uplift, educate, motivate, and empower young men of color. He currently serves as the Director of Business Partnerships and Development at High School Inc. in his hometown. At High School, Inc., Brandon has implemented a program he designed around the motto, “Taking students from the classroom to the boardroom.” It has been so successful that it is now a nationally recognized and renowned program. Brandon is the author of the critically acclaimed interactive journal, “Define Yourself, Redefine the World: A Guided Journal for Boys and Men of Color.” Brandon has received numerous awards and honors, including Top 40 under 40, Ujima Award for Youth Involvement, Change Maker of the year and was named Next in Class in the field of Education by BET in 2016. Brandon is the Co-Founder of the award winning twitter chat #HipHopEd. Brandon is the host of Building Minds Forever a weekly talk show thats on a mission to shift the culture which airs on Brandon’s work has been featured in The Boston Globe, PolicyMic, The Grio, CBS New York and Fox Connecticut. Brandon is an evolving visionary that is determined to Be Different, Be Great and Never Stop.

“Be so reminded of Martin and Malcolm yet so inspired to sketch your own path”

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