Dr. Alex Harris is an academician, humanitarian, singer/songwriter and a Cross the Line Music/SONY-Orchard recording artist. Beyond his billboard hits, 4 # 1 singles, and traveling the world Dr. Harris is co-founder of the Arts Conservatory for Teens (ACT).
ACT utilizes the performing visual arts and creative critical thinking to educate, empower and enrich the lives of youth and teens, especially disadvantaged and 'high- risk’ youth and teens.
Dr. Harris earned his Bachelor of Arts in Human Services and Psychology at LaGrange University, his Master’s in both and Social Work from Boston University, extended graduate study in Adolescent Counseling at Harvard University, and his doctoral degree in Organizational Leadership and Curriculum Development at Nova Southeastern University. He did extended graduate study in Adolescent Counseling at Harvard University.
Dr. Harris firmly believes in an artist’s social responsibility and it is his ACT institution that provides the platform for that social responsibility. He has made it his duty to empower the youth of socioeconomically challenged communities worldwide. Dr. Harris has traveled around the world performing, consulting, and speaking in places like South Korea, Iceland, Jamaica, and Bermuda.
His speaking work has focused on the power of the arts, as it relates to its ability to transcend cultures, age, and racial boundaries into a place of inclusivity for all people, regardless of race, age, faith/creed, orientation or socioeconomic status.