Jovan Mays comes to Explore Tuesday June 21. Jovan is the inaugural Poet Laureate of Aurora, Colorado, a National Poetry Slam Champion, the Youth Voice Coordinator of Aurora Public Schools and a TED speaker. As an arts educator he has worked with students throughout the Denver Metro through poetry outreach in his program, Your Writing Counts. Author of 3 books; Pride, The Great Box Escape, and This Is Your Song. Mays’ work has been published by The Pilgrimage, Button Poetry, and Write About Now. He is a graduate of Chadron State College where he played football, wrestled, and earned a degree in Secondary History Education.

Event date: 
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 - 5:00pm
Event address: 
221 E. Main Street
Aspen, CO 81611

Jovan Mays - Spoken Word Performance Artist