Now In our society, it has become extremely difficult to communicate with today's youth. Michael "Spoon Gotti" Witherspoon, has found exciting ways to bridge the gap between today's youth, their families, the community, churches, and schools. He has managed to do this through song, poetry, dance, and motivational speaking. Spoon Gotti has proven time and time again that his methods of teaching, motivating and liberating the minds of our youth is being made possible by entertainment. As a native of Thomasville, Georgia, he too, was labeled an at-risk youth during his early teen years. While growing up in the urban communities of New Jersey, Spoon Gotti has experienced the life of most of today's youth who have been in and out of the juvenile court system. Drugs, gangs and violence was the lifestyle of Spoon Gotti. After the death of one of his closest friends, Spoon Gotti then realized that it was time for him to change his life. Through the Arts, he has managed to do so. Spoon Gotti sends many positive messages to our youth to inspire them to strive for great things in their lives and to avoid the outcome that a negative lifestyle will bring. To find more info on Spoon Gotti log on to:www.spoongotti.com.