Making Moves That Count
Founder / Raising the Bar
Michael Mosby, born February 23, 1983 in Memphis, TN. Mosby grew up in a single parent home in which his mom raised him and his brothers. At an early age Mosby took a high interest in sports, especially football. Growing up in a musically incline family, Mosby found music as a great habit. In 2003, Mosby begin his motivation speaking to middle and high schools in his hometown. Then he was traveling across the country telling his story, motivating young people to make positive choices. In August 2005, he started a life skills program that was implemented in Memphis City Schools. The program then became a full nonprofit organization, Raising The BAR Community Development. He discovered that his passion was to see youth being redirected and transformed from a path of negativity into a bright future. Mosby became a mentor to many young men using his passion and talent, football and music. He started coaching a little football team and started a music production program after relocating to Atlanta, GA in 2007. Mosby obtained great success in programming while living in Atlanta. After a persona matter, he relocated back home and rebooted Raising The BAR in the community in which he was raised in. His organization is currently operating in that community! Also, He served as the Head football Coach of Geeter Middle for years and now serves as Coach for Chickasaw Middle. Both are in the same Community He aims to expand Raising The BAR and his motivation speaking throughout the city of Memphis and surrounding areas, ultimately nationwide! His message to world is “Make Moves That Count”.